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Carolyn Craig to discuss harrowing autobiography

Carolyn Craig will be at the Carnegie Public Library Saturday to talk about her autobiography, “I Call Evil Daddy.”

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Thursday 04/30/2015
‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ messy good time
Posted: April 30, 2015

The Avengers, now a full-fledged cooperative team, assaults the base of the evil Hydra scientist Baron von Strucker (Thomas Kretschmann) and discovers he has been experimenting with alien technology.

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Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame Induction ceremony set for June 6
Posted: April 30, 2015

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Tuesday 04/21/2015
Best-selling author to speak at Cutrer
Posted: April 21, 2015

New York Times best-selling crime author Ace Atkins will be in town Thursday for the latest author book talk at the Cutrer Mansion.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
“Daredevil” is Netflix's new binge-watching sensation
Posted: April 16, 2015

The son of a down-on-his-luck boxer in Hell's Kitchen, Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox), has his childhood shattered when he saves an elderly man from a getting hit by a truck and the accident renders Murdock blind. Worse than the blindness, Murdock's other senses become heightened to the point of torture, but a mysterious blind vagabond named Stick (Scott Glenn) trains him to use his other senses to surpass those of other humans, giving him superhuman awareness of his surroundings and rapid healing.  Murdock becomes a master of acrobatic hand-to-hand combat and his enhanced senses make him nearly unbeatable in a fight. By day, he is an altruistic defense lawyer with his trusty partner, Foggy Nelson (Elden Henson), but by night he prowls the neighborhood as a masked vigilante known to some as “The Devil of Hell's Kitchen.” As Murdock escalates his assault on organized crime, he gains the unwanted attention from the hulking criminal mastermind, Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk (Vincent D'Onofrio), who secretly rules the borough.  

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Clarksdale students impress Berklee faculty
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 1:04 pm

On Saturday at Ground Zero during the Juke Joint Festival, the Berklee College of Music in Boston came down to Clarksdale and again handed out scholarships for summer school to two local students, James Halbert and Mikaila Turner, both ninth-graders at J.W. Stampley 9th Grade Academy.

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Tuesday 04/14/2015
Bluesberry, local artists inducted into Blues Hall of Fame
Posted: April 14, 2015

The San Diego-based Blues Hall of Fame, which inducts local musicians in every state throughout the year, came to Clarksdale Saturday to induct Watermelon Slim, Leo “Bud” Welch, Libby Rae Watson and “Big Boy” Martin Grant into the Hall of Fame at Bluesberry Café.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
‘Fast and Furious 7’ set up to continue sequels
Posted: April 09, 2015

Who needs another “Fast and Furious” movie? Apparently, America does. “Furious 7” is already a box office blockbuster and has the sad distinction of being actor Paul Walker's final film appearance. Could this be the end of the series? I don't buy that for a second.

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Budding musician to perform at The Real Delta
Posted: April 09, 2015

The Real Delta will host a free music performance Friday night from 8 p.m. – 11 p.m. by Mississippi Valley State University music student Maiya Beavers.

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