Month: July 2020

Doing It With Ease

Craig Adams’s music offers deep Delta stories  Two years ago, Craig Adams decided it was “now or never.”  A guitar player since he was twelve years old, Adams had occasionally written songs. He always threw them out—at least until he was twenty-six, and something clicked. “I never really liked anything I was writing until I …

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Play Ball

Delta Softball League injecting life into communities. During the summer-time, there’s nothing like getting together with family and friends to play sports.  And sports, when structured into a league can have an impact on the communities where they are played. The Delta Softball League has been having this type of effect on cities in different parts …

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Delta Outdoors

A Hunter’s Paradise. The sporting life: Since opening in Cleveland over a decade ago, this unique business has grown considerably and undergone several expansions.  Delta Outdoors, formally known as The Outdoorsman, is located on highway 61 North in Cleveland.   Owners Shorty Jones and Wayne Owens relocated the business to the current, larger location in …

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CSD Orders Face Shields

Made to protect students & teachers. Cleveland’s School District recently ordered face shields for all students and employees when reopening occurs. The decision was made during the planning for Phase One of the District’s “Return to School Plan 2020-2021” according to Patsy Clerk, who has handled Public Relations for the District since 2007.  “Four-thousand face …

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Paul Abraham

Lynyrd Skynyrd and a life of rock & roll. How does a kid from the Delta end up traveling around the country and abroad with internationally-known musicians? Paul Abraham tells how he did that, and much more, in his memoir The Gospel According to Abraham: From Delta Boy to Tour Manager. “I had a lot …

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Jon Levingston

Cleveland Native is Director of the Clarksdale-Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce. Jon Levingston brings both the experience of a native son who loves his community combined with knowledge of the broader world to his position as the executive director of the Clarksdale/Coahoma Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Authority of Coahoma County. Levingston grew up in …

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