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Day trip to the Delta

By NASH NUNNERY Travel through the heart of the Mississippi Delta and one thing becomes fairly obvious. Hint: It’s not that the terrain is flat as a dime or that there are millions of acres devoted solely to agriculture. People wave. Be it on a lonely stretch of narrow two-lane ribbon or across the street in a town, everybody waves. ...

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State erects second international Blues Trail marker in France

CAHORS, France — Mississippi’s second international Blues Trail marker was unveiled yesterday in Cahors, France. Malcolm White, director of Visit Mississippi, and Robert Terrell, director of operations at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, joined local officials for the unveiling. The event took place just before the opening of the 33rd Annual Cahors Blues Festival. White says in ...

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Brown named museum leader

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has a new executive director. Dion Brown has been hired after a seven-month search. Connie Gibbons had been executive director of the museum. The 46-year-old Brown is an Illinois native who comes to the Delta museum from Wichita, Kan., where he’s been COO at Exploration Place, a hands-on science and children’s museum. ...

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