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Dinesh Chawla.

An interview with Dinesh Chawla: it’s extraordinary!

Dinesh Chawla and his brother Suresh of Chawla Hotels are involved in numerous projects here in Clarksdale. They own two operating hotels, and one in development.  They also just announced a educational partnership with Coahoma Community College (The Chawla Hospitality Academy), and are involved in other initiatives to bring business and jobs into town. This […]

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Mississippi State Auditor.

State Auditor Investigation Press Conference Monday

ClarksdaleNews received this at 5:23 pm this Friday.  It is our understanding that this Press Conference may not be about Coahoma County Tourism. PRESS RELEASE Shad White State Auditor State Auditor Shad White Holds Press Conference in Clarksdale to Announce Conclusion of Embezzlement Investigation CLARKSDALE, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White will hold a press […]

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Meraki Roasting Company

Griot Community Clean-Up (Y’all come!)

This is a time for us as community members to come change the narrative about clarksdale. We will all be meeting at Meraki Roasting for free coffee. Starting from there, we will create groups to move strategically through town cleaning up trash. We do not expect to clean it all up in one day, so […]

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Quapaw Canoe Company, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Smithsonian Waterways Exhibit Grand Opening Photos

Sitting there listening to Super Chikan play would’a been a good thing all by itself, but what made it even better was knowing that a Smithsonian Exhibit was inside Quapaw Canoe Company.  On top of that, smiles were contagious throughout a gathered community that always comes out in support of Clarkadale’s unique arts and cultural […]

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Criot Arts Program.

An Actual Griot Arts Grant

We know and appreciate what the Griot Arts Program does here in Clarksdale.  We also know Cali Noland, Ben Lewis, Emily Wisseman, Josea Atibalentja and the rest of the Griot staff, and we’ve seen first hand the results of the service they provide for their students, and for our community as a whole. We also […]

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Smithsonian Waterways

Chikan and Ping Tonight!

The Grand Opening Celebration of Water/Ways Ping & Super Chikan Tonight! In front of Quapaw Canoe Company Friday, Aug 31st, 6-8pm featuring: Bluesman Extraordinaire: James “Super Chikan” Johnson  ~~ and ~~ Wang Ping: Rivers and Spirituality Life of Miracles Yangtze & Mississippi 12 noon Sat, Sept 1   The Program: 6pm  James “Super Chikan” Johnson 6:30-7 pm  Remarks by […]

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Smithsonian Waterways

Quapaw & Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibition: Conversations about Water

Smithsonian Exhibit Set to Spark Conversations About Water in the Delta For Immediate Release: August, 20th 2018 (Attend Grand Opening Celebration found below) This fall, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit invites residents of the Delta to explore the complex ways that water impacts their lives. The Water/Ways exhibit will be on display in Clarksdale from August […]

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Ken Murphey.

Rotary Update: The Positive Ken Murphey (as usual)

Amid all the positives, a question about CPU did come up. “Ken needs no introduction,” presenter Jerry Hudson said, and City of Clarksdale Ward 2 Commissioner Ken Murphey took the podium with his big usual smile.  Friendly, positive, informal, Ken talked without notes or script, just like it should be, a real chat with real […]

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