Coahoma Early College High School was plagued with injuries throughout division play and was winless in Region 2-3A action going into the final regular-season game at Independence Thursday night, but still had an opportunity to make the playoffs with a 7-point win and some help.
Learning a gunman opened fire and shot 11 people to death while injuring six others on Saturday at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh really hit home as a Jewish man, but not for the reasons you may think.
The county court judge’s race is a rematch of two candidates who vied for the position four years ago.
Incumbent C. Kent Haney, 71, was appointed to the position by Gov. Phil Bryant on July 1, 2014, to finish the term of retired judge Tommy Allen.
Charlie Webster, 64, is running for his fourth term as circuit court judge.
Webster, a 1972 Clarksdale High School graduate, graduated from Mississippi State University in 1976 and Ole Miss law school in 1979.
“Born and raised here,” Webster said. “Lived here all my life. It is my community.”
Local residents have taken issue with high Clarksdale Public Utilities bills and Brandon Presley from the Mississippi Public Service Commission northern district heard the concerns and provided local citizens with options in a public hearing held at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium on Tuesday night.
Hospitals throughout Mississippi will be looking at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale and observing methods as local officials attempt to keep the facility open.