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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) has been named a Winning “W”
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is alerting the public of an ongoing scam in the state.
With peewee football season underway, Clarksdale Bears coach Kelvin Stacker is looking to make improvements to his team’s field at David Self Park on Espy Drive.
Clarksdale does not have a problem with traffic, but it does have problem drivers.
Rains this spring hampered construction at the Coahoma County Justice Complex, but the wall are up and the roof is on with finishing crews busy this week inside.

CCHS opens at West Bolivar

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Coahoma County High School football opens the season at West Bolivar at 7 p.m. Friday night.

The Red Panthers, a Region 3-2A school, were in the same district as the Eagles in 2018.

Coahoma County defeated West Bolivar in the second to last regular season game to help themselves get to the playoffs.



New rivalry

By STAFF REPORTS,

Clarksdale and Coahoma Early College high schools will play one another for the first time in the history of the two local schools Friday night.

The matchup is set for 7 p.m. at Coahoma Community College.

Both teams played in jamboree games at CCC last week and won.




Eddie Stimage

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in Meridian. He was born June 16, 1945 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Johnetta Stimage. He served in the United States Army/E5.


Tri-County Workforce Alliance provides summer enrichment

By FROM PRESS RELEASE,

Thirty-five sixth through eighth graders from Coahoma and Quitman counties had the awesome opportunity of gaining more knowledge in reading/language arts, mathematics, and science through Tri-County Workforce Alliance’s Academy of Science, Reading and Mathematics for Potential Health Care Professionals, a year-around program that has been in ex








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Sports

Lee Academy’s softball team bounced back after finishing as runner-up in its home tournament on... READ MORE

Obituaries

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in... READ MORE

Social

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in... READ MORE

Opinion:

Clarksdale does not have a problem with traffic, but it does have problem drivers.

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary... READ MORE