After coming off of a disappointing 2017 football season where expectations were not met, Clarksdale got off to the start it was looking for in its spring game with a 13-10 win against Oxford in Vaught-Hemmingway at Ole Miss on Thursday, May 10 thanks to a late goal-line stand.
A W.A. Higgins Middle School student lost their home in a house fire and faculty and the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office came together with a benefit basketball game last Friday to help raise money for the family.
Customers attending Clarksdale Public Utilities meetings questioning their bills has been an ongoing issue.
“You are very diverse. It makes you realize how fortunate we are to have such diversity.”
Keynote speaker Constance Slaughter-Harvey said those words addressing the close to 450 graduates at the 66th graduation ceremony for Coahoma Community College on Saturday.
The new Amtrak station in Marks has arrived and will be a huge asset to many surrounding communities, including Coahoma County. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was Friday night and many public officials from throughout the state were present to witness the historic event.
MARKS — Amtrak trains have a stop in Marks as of Friday afternoon when the ribbon-cutting took place.
Begining in nearly two weeks, the City of New Orleans train going southbound will stop in Marks at 8:01 a.m. each day The train going northbound will stop in Marks at 8:31 p.m. each night.
Approximately 75 Coahoma County residents came together outside of the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium on Thursday for an annual National Day of Prayer service.
The Rev. Joel Stroud, who has been the pastor of Lyon Baptist Church for the past 28 years, began overseeing the event during his second year.
It was a five-year process, but the safe room is officially open at Coahoma Community College.
JONESTOWN — Jonestown Mayor Kenny Lester announced Monday he expects the city to have a full police department of at least three officers by the beginning of July.
The Clarksdale-Coahoma County Sports Hall of Fame inducted 10 new members at its seventh annual banquet in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College on Saturday night.
The Clarksdale Exchange Club oversees the hall of fame.