Snapshots of bluesman Robert Johnson lead to family tug-of-war headed to Mississippi Supreme Court

September 13, 2013 in Entertainment, News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — Only two photographs of bluesman Robert Johnson — said to have sold his soul to the devil for his guitar talent — are known to exist.

One, known as the “studio portrait,” was made for Johnson by Hooks Brothers Studios in Memphis, Tenn. The other, referred to as “the dime store portrait” or “the photo booth self-portrait,” was taken by Johnson himself.

Johnson’s heirs have been fighting over those photos — and his music — for nearly two decades…

Crystal Springs rallies to win in Canton

September 20, 2012 in News, Sports

By Tim Ward
Sports Writer

The game almost looked like a scrimmage because everything was so similar between the two schools. Same colors. Same school initials for the most part. Same mascot. Same songs played by the band. One noticable difference: Canton has a drill team and Crystal Springs doesn’t.
With all that out of the way, these two teams played an exciting chess match style football game with Crystal Springs winning with about 1:02 left in the game….