A group of citizens and church members will gather Saturday for a Community Cleanup in Clarksdale.
The event will begin at 8 a.m. and run through noon. Work will start at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Anderson Boulevard and continue from there.
A 38-year-old man was jailed on gun charges after a traffic stop and foot pursuit in Clarksdale on Saturday night, March 8.
Roosevelt Smith was charged with felon in possession of a handgun following the incident.
Community invited to talk 'Enhancing Mississippi's Economic Opportunities' at free luncheon on March 19By STAFF REPORTS,
The Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Economic Council will host a talk titled “Enhancing Mississippi’s Economic Opportunities.”
The lunch meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the side dining room of Stone Pony at 226 Delta Ave. in downtown Clarksdale.
Coahoma County resident Pete Hunter, who is one of the Coahoma County Soil and Water Conservation District commissioners, recently was awarded the Southeast Conservation District Employees Association 2018 Commissioner of the Year award.
Charlie Ott (right), the son of Julia Mayfield Ott and Paul Vegas Ott of Jackson, one of 10 STAR students at Jackson Prep is pictured with the STAR teacher he selected: Jackson Prep's championship football coach Ricky Black, a National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year and inductee into the Mississippi Sports H
The Lee Academy boys and girls basketball teams both finished in the sweet 16 as their seasons came to an end in the north state tournament.
The Colts, 11-16, lost to Heritage 79-31. Brett Wilson’s 18 points led the way
The Fillies, 15-13, lost to Leake 71-18. Emily Moser’s 11 points led the way.
The Lee Academy boys and girls basketball teams will both be playing in the North State tournaments after competing in the district tournament at Indianola Academy last week.
The North State tournament is at Heritage Academy with both the Colts and Fillies going in as No. 4 seeds.
The Coahoma Early College High School boys and girls basketball teams both finished their district in second place and begin the district tournament at Water Valley on Thursday night.
The Tigers, 22-5 on the season, open against North Panola at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.