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August 2, 2015, 9:17 am
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Hometown Happenings

Daily Tidbit for Friday: Guess who is not aging at all despite today being their Birthday! Taylor Craven, but only because he refuses to do so! Happy Birthday to Taylor!

Saturday is cake and ice cream day for Billy Meredith!  Happy Birthday Billy!

And Sunday is Birthday time for none other than Jackie Jacob! Happy birthday Jackie!

Saturday morning is the time for the Pre-Festival cleanup of Downtown Clarksdale and other areas if time permits. If you would like to help, meet Marc Taylor in front of City Hall on Sunflower Avenue before 8:30 a.m. Water and clean-up supplies will be provided. Let’s get together and make Clarksdale sparkle for all the tourists coming next week!

Also on Saturday morning, there will be another Farmers’ Market out in Lyon. The grocery picking starts at 8:00 a.m. and runs until the farmers run out for the day, which is usually before 10:00 a.m. so get there early and fill your fridge with some home-grown goodies.

Don’t forget about Orientation at Coahoma Community College: “Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage to Tigerland and enjoy a first class visit to Coahoma Community College over two, fun-filled days during CCC’s 2015 Orientation, ‘Passport to Your Future’.

This year’s voyager-themed event will kick off at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, with registration followed by a day of informational sessions, campus tours, team building exercises and other fun activities.”

Next Saturday will see the 28th Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (SRBF) taking place in downtown Clarksdale The event is scheduled for August 7 – 9, 2015. For a line-up of acts and stages, Click Here. And if you want to volunteer to help, they can always use some extra hands. Call the Chamber at 662-627-7337 or Nancy Foley of the SRBA at 662-444-8998.

Have a great weekend Clarksdale and Coahoma County.

Keifer