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Kellee Mayfield: Lake Village artist making art with moxie

By Susan Marquez Photography by Rory Doyle Growing up in her home in Ardmore, Oklahoma, Kellee Mayfield was fortunate to have been surrounded by plenty of great artwork. “There was one painting in particular, a portrait of my grandmother that was painted by an artist in New York in the 1930s, that I was always drawn …

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Kingfish

By Clint Kimberling Young Clarksdale prodigy is blazing a path for the next generation of Delta blues. Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is poised to kick down the door of the music world. The twenty-year-old Clarksdale native is a masterful guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter who is considered to be a rising blues prodigy and has been referred to …

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Trailblazers

By Katie Tims Hiking the Appalachian Trail might sound easy. But strap on a thirty- to forty-five-pound pack and the game changes. Factor in steep inclines, impossible rocks, slippery tree roots, blaring sun, rain, wind, snow, ticks, bears, snakes, spiders, mud, blisters (lots of blisters), shin splints, twisted ankles, body odor beyond description, and snoring …

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Native Son

By John Ramsey Miller July/August 2018 When I meet someone new, I always ask them, “Where you from?” I want to know if we have people in common. If that person is from Mississippi, I will find someone we share a connection to within seconds. It’s never “what do you do?” What do you do …

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