Lois Lowry Shares Her Story with Clarksdale

Community Book Talks Lecture Series ends 2014 with outstanding speaker By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi Library full, mostly women—young to old—kids on iPhones, growing up fast, three young ladies in white headdresses, teachers with list for extra credit, several young Mennonite girls, faces flush with innocence and beauty, wearing printed dresses, small groups of rovers patrolling […]

Matagorda Dringling

Delta Bohemian® Back Road Excursion with local ladies By POOR WILLIAM Clarksdale, Mississippi Recently, I had the privilege of taking a covey of local ladies, superbly seasoned with intellect, on a Delta Bohemian® Back Road Excursion. Identities can’t be revealed as they might eviscerate me with a literary quill, and I hate when that happens! These […]

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 […]