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OXFORD, Miss. – Yasmine Malone definitely has an eye for photography.

Growing up as a lifelong Democrat in a family that included two former governors of Mississippi and holding the office of State Auditor in 1988, there was only one person that could have talked Pete Johnson into switching political parties.

It turns out the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors must wire Curae Health Inc. money a third time to keep Northwest Mississippi Medical Center open.

The Coahoma County Tourism Commission has a full board and is expected to have a full-time executive director no later than its next meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12.

Bobo Catoe, a Coahoma County resident who has land behind the old Kroger on Highway 61 in Clarksdale, has been overcharged in taxes since 1994 and came to the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors meeting on Monday, Dec. 3, seeking a refund.

FRIARS POINT — What started out as a discussion about the Friars Point police department turned into a discussion about all different departments during the Tuesday, Dec. 4 city council meeting.





Benjamin Allen Crawford, III

Benjamin Allen Crawford, III, 64, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, surrounded by his family, from complications following a liver transplant.

Ben was born in Clarksdale, on Feb. 27, 1954, to the late Benjamin Allen Crawford, Jr. and Juanita Crawford.




County to pick up hospital's payroll a third time; total now up to $3.3 million

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

It turns out the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors must wire Curae Health Inc. money a third time to keep Northwest Mississippi Medical Center open.

The county wired Curae $1,239,565 on Nov. 5 from the county’s reserve fund to pay the employees and $954,784.17 on Nov. 19.





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