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Daily Tidbit for Thursday: Celebrating today will be Blaine Cauthen, Stoney Stonestreet, Bob Fava, Kristin Grant, David Caudell, and Haley Drew…happy birthday Haley, David, Kristin, Bob, Stoney and Blaine!

Today, the 4-H Club Clover Chefs will meet from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the County Extension Office on East Second Street. This group is for ages 8 to 18. Call 4-H guru Shanna Taylor at (662)624-3070.

Today is Breast Cancer Awareness Day. But it is also Mental Health Awareness Week. So, when you go out pin a green and a pink ribbon on your shirt and tell the world that you support both causes.

Then from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., you can sit back and enjoy the “soulful sounds” of Sweet Jones from New Orleans at Yazoo Pass. Sit back, toss one back, and de-stress with some good music!

For all of you folks going to the King Biscuit Blues Festival across the river, here is the complete schedule; Click Here. And don’t worry, we will run it again tomorrow.

Tonight night, Lucious Spiller will be rocking the stage at the New Roxy on Issaquena. Music begins at 9:00 p.m. with a $8.00 cover charge.

Tomorrow night the New Roxy will host Leo “Bud” Welch on the stage. This 83 year old Bluesman has been a hidden treasure for Blues aficionados until only two years ago. The cover charge is only $10.00.

Don’t forget the 2nd Street Blues Party this weekend on East Second Street in front of the Rock & Blues Museum. Friday’s music starts at noon with Theo D., Stephan Duncan and Jed Sparks. Saturday also starts at noon and features the same lineup as Friday with the addition of Lala Craig. Sunday gets up early and gets the music going at 11:30 a.m. featured on Sunday are Stephan Duncan, Lala Craig, and Dave Dunavent & Evol Love. There will be a Blues Jam following the headliners. Remember folks, TIP the musicians as some of these folks play strictly for the tips. For more info, go by the Rock & Blues Museum and ask for Theo! Tell him we sent ya!

Don’t forget that Coahoma Community College will be hosting its annual 5K Breast Cancer Walk/Run in downtown Clarksdale this Saturday. For more information, contact Gooden at (662) 621-4197 or by email at agooden@coahomacc.edu.

For those of you not in the know, Jimmy Harris has moved his Youth Group to Sunday nights at 6:00 p.m. in the Banquet Room Stone Pony. The non-denominational group is for youths 7 through 12 years of age. Here is a photo from last Sunday’s meeting:


From L to R: Lucy Heaton, Kassi Hester, some big guy, LeeAnn Youngblood and Caroline Edmondson. All four of these young ladies were Maids in Lee Academy’s Homecoming with Caroline being crowned Queen of the Homecoming Court.


In our never-ending struggle to present you with the latest in “End of the World” predictions, here is one that you will not read if it is true! Click Here to read about the end of the world!

Have a great day Clarksdale and Coahoma County.