Former Clarksdale Public Utilities general manager Ray Luhring offered his insight regarding a current trio of administrative employees who are on suspension with pay pending an investigation.
It was announced during Monday’s Coahoma County Board of Supervisors meeting that the value of real property is available for assessment at the Coahoma County Courthouse.
The Coahoma County Youth Outreach program began under the direction of the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors in 2012.
CCYO moved to the Coahoma County Expo Center in 2014.
JONESTOWN — Chief Rico Smith, who works on a part-time basis, is still the lone officer in the Jonestown Police Department and citizens and aldermen were looking for that to change during Monday night’s city council meeting.
Alderman Unta Wiley brought up the issue and citizen Johnny Jones Jr. addressed his concerns.
Clarksdale High School will once again be hosting a preseason football jamboree at Coahoma Community College on Friday night.
The jamboree will consist of public schools from the Mississippi Delta, including Clarksdale, Coahoma County and Coahoma Early College high schools.
Three of the top employees at Clarksdale Public Utilities have been placed on suspension while an independent investigator looks into whether employee phone lines were being recorded without their knowledge.
The three Clarksdale Public Utilities employees currently suspended said they all hope to come back to work once their suspensions are completed.
The trio doesn’t believe there is any merit to the investigation currently being conducted, however they say there are personal agendas at play.
Coahoma County Tourism interim executive director Tom Jones has been in his position since late February and seen an estimated $70,000 to $75,000 worth of past due bills come across his desk.