Delta Business Journal Features Clarksdale Delta Advocate

By Clarksdalians for Clarksdalians and lovers of the Mississippi Delta Delta Business Journal (DBJ) in their October 2016 issue features a Clarksdalian by Clarksdalians for Clarksdalians and those who love this inimitable corner of the universe known as the Mississippi Delta. When the DBJ hired Clarksdale native Randall Haley, freelance writer and senior managing editor of HottyToddy.com, […]

Let’s Meet at the Clarksdale Train Depot

Coahoma County Tourism Commission has a new location! By MAGICAL MADGE PHOTO SLIDESHOWS including BAREFOOT WORKSHOPS EVENT It wasn’t long ago Coahoma County Administrator Daniel Vassel told me, “Clarksdale has so many great places to meet!” For business or pleasure, this little Mississippi Delta town does have some unique gathering spots open throughout the work day. The […]

Got Game at Coahoma County Recreation Expo

It Gives Us Something To Do! By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO How often have we thought or said that there is nothing for kids to do around here? Too often! Well, there is a bit of a solution right here in Coahoma County. The Coahoma County Youth Outreach (CCYO) program, housed in […]

The Delta – It’s Complicated – by Donald Christian

PART TWO By GUEST BOHEMIAN DONALD CHRISTIAN In a time long ago, I was a duck hunter in North Alabama dreaming of better days in the field. My former wife’s mother grew up in Bolivar County, Mississippi and after a few years of questions like “Are there any ducks over there?“ and “Did you ever hear […]

The Mississippi Delta – by Donald Christian

PART ONE When The Delta Bohemian® moves a soul to share, relate, communicate, touch and/or love us, from a spirit within themselves that innocently and purely wants, dare we say, needs, to connect, it encourages us to persevere. Here is one such dialogue which began by email, sharing past experiences and a soon-to-be of the Mississippi Delta. We […]

Clarksdale Recycling – It nice!

First Lady Francine tells you how Clarksdale, Mississippi  (VIDEO) Recently Coahoma County and the City of Clarksdale began its first recycling program. The recycle bins are located on the westside of Walmart parking lot on State Street. Until the program becomes more established, we are asked to take our recyclables to the bins for now. See the […]

Which Marshall Bouldin do you know ?

His contribution to Clarksdale and Coahoma County mattered. By MAGICAL MADGE FLORENCE MARLEY HOWELL CLARKSDALE, Mississippi INCLUDES HISTORICAL PHOTOGRAPHS AND ARTICLES FROM CLARKSDALE “For his highly developed mind, his understanding of human nature, his beautiful vision, his great executive ability, his powers of leadership, his conscientious desires to uphold the highest ideals of honesty, truth and […]

Gator Bait: A True Story

By The Poorest of Williamss (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) Folks outside Coahoma County been rather churlish of late, arguing all about alligators caught in the 700-plus-a-few-pounds category. Well, that ain’ nuthin’! Me and Mr. Lil John been wrasslin’ ones bigger than that for years. I ain’ lying. Ask him? Okay, Captain Safety don’t mess with gators, he […]

Coahoma County Chupacabra: A True Story by the Poorest of Williams

By POOR WILLIAM (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) I swear I saw him. Last night. Skittering under the hedge. Head big as a fire hydrant, body smooth as a Chihuahua. He had been suckin’ blood from a goat. I know he was, ‘cause that’s what they do. They suck goat blood at night when nobody’s lookin’! Well, I […]

Delta Blues Museum Blues Trail Marker Unveiling

By PANNY MAYFIELD (Clarkdale, Mississippi) Despite overcast chilly skies, a large crowd attended the prestigious Mississippi Heritage Blues Trail marker unveiling honoring Clarksdale’s Delta Blues Museum Thursday afternoon, April 11. Speaking on the program beneath the canopy facing the marker are

Caroline Kennedy to Speak on lawn at Cutrer Mansion in Clarksdale

By Poor William Clarksdale, Mississippi – Caroline Kennedy will be speaking on the lawn at the Cutrer Mansion Friday, October 12th, as part of the free Community Book Talks Lecture Series. Folks will begin gathering on the grounds at 5:00 p.m. and Caroline, only surviving child of John F. Kennedy, will discuss “Listening In: The […]

A Recap of “An Evening with Jack”

A Recap of “An Evening with Jack”  VIDEO INCLUDED IN POST The Delta Bohemians were invited to attend a celebration in Friars Point, Mississippi on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 10th. The event honored Mr. Roosevelt “Jack” Robinson for his enduring contributions to the Friars Point community, his church, his family and friends. Jack, or “Bruh Robinson,” […]