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Crowd Enjoys BBQ Festival

by Myful Al Sarah Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO, Ark. – The sharp smell of barbecue, the clouds of charcoal smoke, a big crowd eating meat and cheering up with concert music  – the 8th annual Downtown Jonesboro BBQ Festival proved a success. People from all over the region traveled to Northeast Arkansas to participate in the contest and enjoy what

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Juke Joint Piano Finds New Home

by Marie Mitchell Delta Digital News Service NEWPORT, Ark. — An old photo led to a new key to the past during this year’s Depot Days’ celebration. More than 50 years ago, along an area of road now known as Rock ‘n’ Roll Highway 67 in Jackson County, a juke joint called Porky’s Barbeque attracted performers and audiences alike. At the time,

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