Clarksdale Home Invasion Suspect Charged

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — The suspect in a series of home invasions in West Clarksdale, 22-year old Christopher Bryant, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and one count of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon. Bryant was wounded after…







200th Blues Trail Marker Dedication Today

LYON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The 200th marker on Mississippi’s Blues Trail, honoring the song “Rocket 88” written by Clarksdale native Ike Turner and originally recorded by Jackie Brenston, will be dedicated this afternoon in Lyon. The free events begin at 3 at Lyon Town Hall on Park Street with…