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Have Kitsch. Will Travel: Camping in Retro Style

By Amanda Wells Photography by Tom Beck September/October 2017 You’ll often find three particular couples rolling out of Rolling Fork in kitschy vintage style. Emily and Clark Carter, Mary and Kevin Corban, and Laura and Paul Hollis, have a rollicking good time in their quirky vintage campers, that are often stocked with food and always …

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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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