JONESTOWN — Water department head Lewarn “Killer” Flowers was suspended from the city of Jonestown with pay for allegedly threatening a citizen during the regular July council meeting.
After winning the state championship, the Clarksdale 6-year-old baseball all-stars recently finished 4-2 in the World Series played in Southaven.
Every position we hold brings us a unique challenge we will not see anywhere else.
It does not matter how easy or difficult our job may be. Something about that job will provide us with an obstacle.
I was reminded of these sentiments when thinking about junior college athletics.
Clarksdale assistant police chief Robbie Linley has been out of work due to health issue in recent months.
Linley’s friend, Patrick Wood, organized a Robbie Linley pistol competition at his home last Saturday and thousands of dollars were raised to help him. The calibers permitted were 38, 9, 40 and 45.
Team Dynasty won its ninth consecutive championship in the men’s Clarksdale Industrial Softball League with a 16-3 win against Union Grove Baptist Church at Nosef Park on Monday night.
Coming off of a trip to the 3A state tournament in 2017, Lee Academy opened the 2018 softball season with a 2-2 record.
The Fillies opened winning one game and losing two in the Magnolia Heights School tournament on Saturday.
Lee opened with a 6-5 loss to North Delta Academy.
The old Clarksdale High School, across from Oakhurst Middle School on School Street, has been vacant for nearly two decades, but that did not stop a fire from occurring on Friday morning.
Election issues took center stage when the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors had its first meeting in July.
Herman Furniss, 86, of Rena Lara, had been on the Coahoma County Election Commission since it first started. He was elected in 1968, his first term began in 1969 and he has been on the commission for 49½ years.
Dr. Mary Frances Dear-Moton, president/CEO of Family and Youth Opportunities Division Inc., wanted to take her summer job readiness program students for ages 15 and 16 on a field trip this year.
The funds were unavailable, so Moton decided to take everyone to Clarksdale city hall and meet elected officials Thursday morning.