The Arts & Culture District sign honoring Rachel Parker Dear went up last week. Mounted by Clarksdale Public Utilities, the sign is on the corner of the street where Rachel lived, which shared an alley with Dr. Aaron Henry’s pharmacy on Martin Luther King Blvd. (it was “4th” St. back then). Rachel Parker was a […]
The Arts & Culture District sign for Libby Rae Watson was mounted a few days ago by Clarksdale Public Utilities. It is located on Sunflower Blvd… in between the church and the blues (the Bishop T. T. Scott sign is on one side of Libby, and Anthony “Big A” Sherrod is on the other). A […]
If a small Mississippi Delta town were to ever have a real rocket scientist, there could be none more community inspiring than our Gilroy Chow. The Arts & Culture District sign honoring Gilroy is located on the 100 block of Delta Avenue, somewhat across the street of that of Clarksdale founder, John Clark. It was […]
From Mississippi Today By AALLYAH WRIGHT, Education Reporter, September 11, 2017 (photos by Aallyah Wright). CLARKSDALE – In hopes of revitalizing the downtown area while also attracting tourists, a new branding project commemorates the lives of those influenced by the arts and culture of this town. This three-phase project aims to market downtown as an […]
28 New Arts & Culture District Signs The Arts & Culture District Project will add 28 new signs after the first of the year. These come at public request, and we can be sure that for every sign that appears in downtown Clarksdale, there are a lot of people who are joyful that the honored […]
Bishop T.T. Scott and Mother Hattie Taylor-Scott at a ceremony honoring the mounting of the Bishop’s sign in the historic downtown Arts and Culture of Clarksdale. Some 50 plus Church of God In Christ leaders, District Superintendents, State Appointed Officials and congregation members attended the early morning ceremony.
The City of Clarksdale’s NEW Athlete Hall of Fame, created by Richard Bolen, will feature athletes, arts and culture people and civic leaders who made, and are continuing to make significant contributions to their field. Honoring people either from Clarksdale, or who came to Clarksdale, these are signs are 28″ x 32″ and are being […]