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April 24, 2014, 8:54 pm

Daily Tidbit for Friday: There are 5 Birthdays for today! Suzanne Cauthen, Pinky Johnson, Jason Matthews, Montez Martin and John Webb are all having some cake and ice somewhere, now if only we knew where. Happy Birthday John, Montez, Jason, Pinky and Suzanne!

Claude Clegg and Steve Marinelli are both having a Birthday Party tomorrow. If you know where the parties are, please tell us so we can crash them! Happy birthday Steve and Claude!

Sunday brings Birthday celebrations for Brent Bass, Larry Binz, Patricia Sanders, and Dr. Roger Weiner! We will remain mum on this group! Happy Birthday Doc, Patricia, Larry and Brent!

On the Events Calendar, Wrestling for a Cure is happening out at the Expo Center beginning at 6:00 p.m. tonight.

And tonight is also the kickoff of another season of Friday Night at the Stage. Tonight, Party Shot will be rocking the house. For more info on both of these events, Click Here.

Saturday could be an important day in your life if you are even considering opening your own business. That is the day that Coahoma Community College will hold a 1-day workshop for small business! Invest a day of your life to help insure that your future business has a future! BUT, you must make a reservation TODAY. Call Angela Collins at (662)621-4685 or e-mail her at acollins@coahomacc.edu.

There are lots of things happening next week on the Events Calendar. Check them all out by Clicking Here.

On the Musings Page there are two articles that should be of interest to everyone. The first article is from Brittany Davis at CCC who wrote about the new Valedictorian and Salutatorian from the school. The photos were supplied by CCC.

For the second article, a local office is celebrating their 100th Birthday in May and they would like to invite everyone to their Birthday Party (i.e., It is actually an Open House, but you are invited!) Click Here to read both articles.

The video of last night’s Powder Puff Football Game @ Lee Academy is totally unavailable as it was rained out after only a few plays! However, please keep Katherine Flowers and Olivia Noe in your thoughts and prayers as they were both injured during the last play before the rain out. We wish both of you young ladies a speedy recovery!

After what seems like a lengthy hiatus from our e-mail box, the Delta Business Journal has returned. Click Here to read the latest news from the DBJ e-newsletter.

In yesterday’s blog, we told you that we had a big announcement for you in today’s blog. Well, here it is: We are proud as well as pleased to announce that Nathan Duff, former Editor/Publisher of the Clarksdale Blues Star has joined the ClarksdaleInfo.com team. Nathan is a graduate of Clarksdale High School and Delta State University, and he will be handling many responsibilities around the office and around town. Welcome aboard Nathan!

Now we can start moving forward to doing other things that we want to do to make this web site even better for you, the Reader! Keep watching as more changes are on the way.

Click Here for Jackson Jambalaya.

Click Here for the Drudge Report.                                     

Have a great weekend Clarksdale and Coahoma County.



 

April 23, 2014, 8:49 pm

Daily Tidbit for Thursday: What a day! Tootie Joiner, Richard “I’m a Bulldog” Noe and Celeste “Sings like an Angel” Zepponi all turn another year younger. Well, maybe not Tootie. She is still in that age group where they actually wish they were a little older! Happy Birthday Celeste, Richard and Tootie!

We were told Tuesday night that our friend Marvin Carraway has been in the hospital for around three weeks now. Then, John Carraway calls us yesterday and tells us that Marvin was transferred to the I.C.U. unit yesterday afternoon.  We understand that all of this has to do with his blood pressure and blood density. However, whatever the cause, Marvin could use your prayers and thoughts to help him get over this and come back home. And, B.T.W., he is in Baptist East.

A while back, we said that there were some new things on the horizon for ClarksdaleInfo.com. Well, some things are about to happen and happen fairly quickly. Tune in tomorrow for a BIG announcement.

Another new thing is that we heard you requesting to have the Summer Baseball Schedules posted, so here they are: Click Here for this Summer’s Schedules. You can also find a link in the Top Menu under the heading of Sportsman. Remember, DO NOT click on Sportsman, just put your cursor on the word and a drop-down menu will appear. Then, click on Baseball.

Tonight is the Lee Academy Powder Puff football game. This is an annual event that is as funny as it is fun! Wait until you see the “Cheerleaders” lol

Also tonight is the Spring Initiative Potluck Supper. Everybody is invited and it will be held @ First united Methodist Church at 405 East Second Street. Come on down and meet Anja, Bianca and the rest of the Spring Initiative team.

John McKellar, CHS Class of 1964, sent us the photo below with a request for our readers to help identify the players. The photo is of the 1934 Mississippi State Champion Clarksdale High School Wildcats. The only person he can identify is his uncle #30, Irby Ellis, father of Joe Ellis in Cleveland. Please get out your specs and take a look or ask your parents and grandparents who these other players are and send us the info so that we can forward it to him.

 

 

If you want to send your info on this pic to us, send it to keifer@clarksdaleinfo.com. Thanks for your help Clarksdale.

 

And thank you Mr. McKellar for sharing this great moment in Clarksdale history with us!

We have added several events to the Events Calendar and updated some others. Included in the updates was the Relay for Life Wrestling event tomorrow night. Click Here for more info.

Also tomorrow night is the first session of this year’s Friday at the Stage venue. Rocking down the Stage downtown will be Party Shot. It is FREE, so grab your sweetie, a lawn chair, and your cooler, brings the kids and come on downtown for the music and fun. The music starts at 7:00 p.m. and runs until 10:00 p.m.

Saturday there will be a FREE workshop @ Coahoma Community College on starting a small business. You MUST reserve your seat no later than today by calling Angela Collins at (662)621-4685. Tell ‘em we sent ya!

Did you know that the USDA was at CCC last week? They were her to observe the FIRST EVER Energy Auditing course of its kind. Click Here to read Brittany Davis’s article about how Clarksdale and Coahoma Community College are once again leading the way for the rest of the world!

Click Here for Jackson Jambalaya.

Click Here for the Drudge Report.

Have a great day Clarksdale and Coahoma County.



 

April 22, 2014, 9:11 pm

Daily Tidbit for Wednesday: It’s Happy Birthday time for Meriam Matthews, Scott Treadway, and Will Treadway! Happy Birthday Will, Scott and Meriam!

It was a good gathering for the Bulldog faithful yesterday as they welcomed Assistant Coach Deshae Townsend to speak before the local folks. The fact that there was only one table with empty seats spoke highly of the local alumni’s desire to hear more from their Alma Mater. Coach Townsend, as seen in the photo below, was obviously at ease as he fielded questions from the crowd about next year’s football squad.

 

 

In the photo below, Shanna Taylor and Jimmy Walker, Jr. handle the ticket sales at the reception table while Chapter President Richard Noe and old feller Sandy Stillions strike a pose!

 

 

 

The opening night of Dixie Youth Baseball was interesting to say the least. First, the umpire got called to Senatobia for a State Playoff game and then his replacement umps got tied up at a West Tallahatchie game in Webb. Some Coaches stepped in and did a yeoman’s job of getting the opening game started almost an hour late!

Dalton Furniture took the first game away from Fullilove Farms. And then Fullilove Farms redeemed themselves in the second game against First South 3-5. We got home around 10:30!

From Coahoma Community College: It is time for Cheerleading Tryouts and Clinics at CCC. Read about how to get in on the action on the Sports Page. Click Here. The article says that they will hand out applications on May 1, or you can get them on the CCC website by Clicking Here. And if you cannot find the application packet there, check back here this afternoon and we will have them posted on a special page just for you for convenience.

And today’s blog is short because we were at the ball park so late!   Yeah, that’s right, we are gonna blame it on the kids!   lol

Click Here for Jackson Jambalaya.

Click Here for the Drudge Report.

Have a great day Clarksdale and Coahoma.



April 21, 2014, 7:20 pm

Daily Tidbit for Tuesday: Okay, let’s try this one again: Today Birthdays include Reine Hinman Overton and Michael Watts!  Call them and give them a Happy Birthday wish! Have a Happy Birthday Michael and Reine!

They have set an earlier time for today’s Cat Fish Lunch with M.S.U. Assistant Coach Deshea Townsend. The doors will be open at 11:30. I don’t know if there are any tickets left or not, but you can call Richard Noe at (662)645-4040 or Bradley Lunceford (662)902-9843. If any are available, they are $20 each.

Summer league baseball starts tonight!

The Coahoma County Supervisors will not meet this week because of an out-of-town meeting. Their next meeting will take place on May 5th. And the Mayor and Commissioners meet next Monday.

There is a flyer on the Musings Page that tells about a Grief Support Group. If you have lost a loved one or you know someone who has, you might want to read this flyer and go to their next meeting. The next meeting is set for Thursday May 8th. Click Here for the flyer.

The Police Report was posted late yesterday because we received it late. The big news is that our local men and women in blue have removed two more alleged burglars from our streets. Way to go C.P.D.!

Sorry, but this is another short blog. Tomorrow we go out to look for some things that are happening that you have not told us about!

Click Here for Jackson Jambalaya.

Click Here for the Drudge Report.

Have a great day Clarksdale and Coahoma County.



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