Our Trusty Companion: Suffering

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A Sermon by Pastor and Friend Mark Webb Suffering is a part of life, is it not? On Sunday, July 10, 2016, Mark Webb, the Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale, delivered an important sermon titled “Our Trusty Companion: Suffering.” July 10th was the end to a distressing week for our country following the deaths of

ALICE HASEN – A Poet and We Didn’t Know It

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Gifted musician continues to surprise with this poem written on the spur By Poor William VIDEOS in post The Delta draws a multitude of people, mostly tourists who love the blues in the birthplace of the blues, but we also draw folks for many other reasons. We have some serious socioeconomic and educational  issues here and are fortunate to have […]

Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down

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Good words to remember By POOR WILLIAM CLARKSDALE, Mississippi  VIDEOS INCLUDED Spirit draggers, I can’t stand ‘em and yet I “are” one! My lovely wife Madge Marley Howell sang a powerful bluesy song during the offertory at church on Sunday. Padre Bill Gleason accompanied on guitar and Alice Hasen played violin. “Don’t Ever Let Nobody Drag […]

Celebrating Unity and Diversity in the Mississippi Delta

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Delta Bohemian: Things are changin’ By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!”  —  Psalm 133:1 The initial Delta Bohemian® tagline: Celebrating the Constancy and Diversity in the Mississippi Delta is still real, true, and spot on, but we are changing Constancy to Unity! Why?

WILL TO CHANGE premiers at Crossroads Film Festival

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By MAGICAL MADGE MARLEY HOWELL (CLARKSDALE, Mississippi) TRAILER IN POST I’ve been worshiping with William Kozielski for over a year now. Initially we attended the traditionally black New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale on MLK Boulevard. Then, our pastor, the gifted servant of the Lord, Mark Webb, announced he was leaving! Mark left and is […]