John Hurt Festival is Oct-5-6

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

All roads lead to Avalon as many music lovers will travel to the home of Mississippi John Hurt to celebrate the Mississippi John Hurt Festival Saturday Oct. 5 and Sunday Oct. 6

This year’s curator is Taj Mahal. Hurt said Taj Mahal is a well-known, renowned musician who met her grandfather when he was 19-years-old.













On the road

By LAKEADRA COFFEY,

In the 54 years he has driven a school bus in Montgomery County, William "Weedie" McChristion has seen it all -- from segregation to integration to two more consolidations.  What started as a way to get a little extra money while still in high school, turned into a large part of who he is and one of the biggest blessings for many who he has bus


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