Posts Tagged ‘Morgan Freeman’

Editors share stories of Mississippians who left home and returned

“Mississippi isn’t a state, it’s a club,” the late Willie Morris once wrote. The Yazoo City native and author of such classics as “North Toward Home” and “My Dog Skip” is just one of the many Mississippians featured in the new book “Coming Home to Mississippi” edited by Charline McCord and Judy Tucker and available […] [...]

State film office, film festivals mark milestones, continue to grow industry

Look out Georgia and Louisiana. The Mississippi Film Office, the Mississippi Development Authority’s extended economic hand to Hollywood, is celebrating its 40th year of operations and many premier film festivals are ready for another summer of marketing the state to the inner echelons of the film industry. In the last two decades alone, producers, location […] [...]

July 30, 2012- Ricky Nobile

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THE MECCA: Ground Zero Blues Club attracts national and international visitors

On a recent Wednesday night, there was something of the atmosphere of the United Nations at the Ground Zero Blues Club. There were visitors from 11 foreign countries and 15 U.S. states enjoying a club that has become a magnet for blues music lovers across the world. “We have a high level of international branding […] [...]

Dining Out Spotlight: Madidi, Clarksdale

by Published: March 6,2011

Tags: Bill Luckett, Madidi, Morgan Freeman

A dream come true for Luckett and Freeman Ten years ago, when Bill Luckett and Morgan Freeman were preparing to open their Clarksdale restaurant, Madidi, they could park just about anywhere they wanted downtown. A few weeks ago as Luckett drove to the restaurant, he lucked out and got the only available parking spot on […] [...]

Decision 2011: On the Trail with Bill Luckett

JACKSON- Lawmakers and businessmen alike say they support Bill Luckett and his bid to become the next private-sector bred Governor of Mississippi. [...]

Decision 2011: At the Crossroads with Luckett

by Published: February 20,2011

Tags: Bill Luckett, Morgan Freeman, Phil Bryant, University Club

JACKSON- Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Luckett tells supporters in Jackson that Mississippi is at a crossroads. The Clarksdale attorney and businessman adds that he can’t wait to pose some tough questions to GOP rival Phil Bryant. [...]

Morgan Freeman Endorses Luckett Gov. Bid

by Published: February 17,2011

Tags: Bill Luckett, Morgan Freeman

JACKSON- Academy Award winning actor Morgan Freeman talks about his friend and business partner Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill Luckett. [...]

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