The 5.0 Mustang Social Club recently held a coat drive for students at Jonestown Elementary and delivered more than 50 coats to children and families this winter. Funds to purchase new coats for boys and girls were solicited by club members.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors has rehired all county department heads following a review of each position.
Supervisors unanimously voted 4-0 to rehire administrators of eight county agencies or departments with Dist. 5 Supervisor Roosevelt Lee absent from last week’s meeting.
An investigation is ongoing into the deaths of two inmates at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. The Mississippi Department of Corrections will continue to provide information as soon as it is verified and is committed to providing updates as quickly as possible.
Mayor Chuck Espy said he is fighting cronyism in Clarksdale and will open up his appointments to the Clarksdale Public Utility board to a public vote and his appointment to the Clarksdale Municipal School District to a decision by students at the high school.