Friday, January 4, 2008

Governor's Art Award: Charley Pride

Clarion Ledger: "A 40-year country music career and record sales in the tens of millions earned Sledge native Charley Pride international renown. That and more have now earned him the state's top arts award, for lifetime achievement in the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts....Pride tops a 2008 recipient class that also includes Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Gulfport native Natasha Trethewey, visual artist Lallah Miles Perry of Jackson, Meridian arts patron Emma McCain and arts leader the Mississippi Museum of Art." (Read the Full Story Here)

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