Small Town of Sumner Mississippi Acting Big

Art Gallery, Historical Museum, Restaurant, Farmer’s Market and Festival – What next?! By MAGICAL MADGE Sumner, Mississippi The small Town of Sumner in the Mississippi Delta isn’t letting its size of only 310 hold it back from making a difference in the community. The picturesque hamlet, county seat for West Tallahatchie, has a vision worth noting.

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 […]

Cassidy Bayou Gallery celebrates Spring Exhibition

By MAGICAL MADGE MARLEY HOWELL (SUMNER, Mississippi) Clarksdalians and many others have been looking forward to Saturday, April 12, 2014; the 11th Annual Juke Joint Festival is finally here! We will enjoy a full week of festivities leading up to, during, and after the magical Saturday we love so much. Thank you, Roger Stolle, Kinchen […]

New Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Center to Open in Sumner with Spectacular Exhibition Featuring New Photographs by William Eggleston and Paintings by Desaix Anderson

SUMNER, Mississippi Desaix and Buford Anderson are opening an art and culture center in their native Sumner, Mississippi. The newly named Cassidy Bayou Gallery will house art space to promote exhibits primarily featuring emerging Mississippi artists. In addition to the gallery, the brothers plan to charter the non-profit Cassidy Bayou Art and Culture Foundation to […]