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July 30, 2015, 3:11 pm
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Daily Tidbit for Thursday: It is that special day for Angelo Balducci, Rylan Ferracci, Wendy Gordon, Jamie Millwood, Francis Ozua, Dennis Vowell and Johnny B. Williams! Happy Birthday Johnny, Dennis, Francis, Jamie, Wendy, Rylan and Angelo! Call us if you need help with that cake and ice cream thing! (Surely we can get some cake and ice cream out of a bunch this big!)

The final Summer Reading Program for this year takes place today at 10:00 a.m. over at the Carnegie Public Library. The subject for today is a Talent Show! Get the kids up and out of the house so they can learn while having fun! For more info call those wonderfully informed ladies of the Library at (662)624-4461.

Today’s Farmers’ Market is moving under the shade of the breezeway behind the Coahoma County Tourism Office in the old Train Depot. Why? Because it is about 20 degrees cooler back there!

Tonight, Gramm Phillips will take the “stage” at Yazoo Pass for the last time this year as he is getting ready to jump on a tramp steamer, uh, we mean board a cruise ship, for a six month tour of the Mediterranean, Actually he works on the ship, serving this time as Music Director. Congrats Gramm! Anyway, the microphone goes on after Happy Hour starts at 5:00 p.m. Call (662)627-8686 for more info.

We heard that “almost” local celeb Jessie Duff had an article written about her in the Commercial Appeal. We went to read about her, but we do not have a subscription to the newspaper, so all we got was the headline and the photo. The headline read that Jessie was helping to design a rifle.

For those of you who may have forgotten who Jessie is, she taught a shooting class here to help raise some money to upgrade the Police Shooting Range in Clarksdale. She is also considered to be “one of the most recognizable female athletes in the U.S. for her ability to shoot a pistol with accuracy and speed,” according to the Memphis newspaper.

Something is happening in the U.S. Senate that may and probably will have an effect on you and your family. The Senate is attempting to pass the Drive Act which is the latest version of the transportation bill affecting our highways and bridges. To educate yourself and get your Senator’s contact info Click Here. It is important to contact your Senator in the next day or two as the bill is moving towards a vote.

Speaking of bridges, we hear that some of the local candidates for a Supervisor position have found a new way of building bridges. There is even a video on You Tube, Click Here.  : )

And now, let us take a moment for some serious bragging! We told you that the supplier of the Bloody Mary mix we sell at Delta Keepsakes was going to be on the T.V. show Chopped on Tuesday night. We also told you that the BBQ Princess and UBON’s had won many, many BBQ contests around the nation. Well, now she has gone and won on the T.V. as she walked away with top honors on Chopped! Don’t you just love it when you rub shoulders with a winner? We do!

Have a great day Clarksdale and Coahoma County.

Keifer