A Clarksdale man was sentenced to life in prison after a Coahoma County jury recently found him guilty in the 2013 killing of a 61-year-old grocery store owner the day after Christmas.
A Clarksdale man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday, Jan. 30 by a Coahoma County jury of the murder of two men outside a Clarksdale club in April 2015.
The leaders of a company that could possibly bring 200 or more jobs here in the next two years are wasting no time in seeking out employees.
A 27-year-old Clarksdale man was killed and three others injured after an eruption of gunfire early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Clarksdale business.
The murder was the city’s 12th homicide of 2018.
The problem of crime in Clarksdale took center stage Monday afternoon with one resident saying she no longer feels safe in her hometown and the city’s mayor vowing to clean up a police department that he claims has been tainted by corruption and ineptitude for some 15 years.
Local incumbent judges Haney, Webster re-elected; levee board hopefuls McGlown, Hunter will meet in Nov. 27 runoff electionBy MICHAEL BANKS,
While there were some questions answered in Tuesday’s general election, there remain a few races where the winners are still to be determined.
Locally, Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster and County Judge Kent Haney both won re-election to their seats, as did Congressman Bennie Thompson.
A program that assists local growers and women in agriculture will be expanding as a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for a new commercial kitchen in Clarksdale.
The kitchen will be located at the Mississippi Delta Council’s regional relief distribution warehouse at 1536 Desoto Ave.
Kelvin Towers leads the Coahoma Community College concert choir during its performance at Sunday evening’s Choral Music Festival held at The Pinnacle on the CCC campus. Among the choir members shown are in the front, from left, Tanisha Byrd, Speccial Nash, Rachel McCain and Nijah Splounge.