Grassroots Blues draws a crowd

By CHLOE RICKS,

This past weekend’s Grassroots Blues festival in Duck Hill attracted a sizable and diverse crowd.

There were the young, the old, those who were new to Blues and, of course, the Blues veterans in attendance. No matter who you were, though, it was impossible not to be wooed by the warm air, the delicious barbeque, and the great music.




Worth fighting for

By CHLOE RICKS,

This is part two of a four part series honoring our military men and women.

 

Ben Shute, 67, believes that he will never be “too old to serve.”

Shute joined the U.S. Army in the summer of 1971 at the age of 20. He was a student at Mississippi State University studying accounting at the time.









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