A day after hearing from both sides in an investigation of three of the top employees at Clarksdale Public Utilities, and less than 24 hours after being served notice of a federal lawsuit against the city, the Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners voted Tuesday to a settlement, allowing the inquiry to continue.
Clarksdale and Coahoma County leaders have fought for years for a four-lane road running from Clarksdale to Batesville and Interstate 55. It appears that fight will have to continue on.
Who knew the boost, the rallying point we could be seeking lies just a few miles north of town along Friars Point Road?
After a week filled with accusations, finger-pointing, spin control and a great deal of rumor mongering, it was good to sneak away for a bit of Rotary respite Tuesday afternoon.
Although there is substantial interest here in a grant program that would help low-income individuals make repairs to their homes, it is far from a done deal.
More likely, it could be considered a longshot that Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County will receive funding from the HOME Investment Partnership program.
A Mississippi-based company is currently offering a product they believe will help limit mosquitoes and make outdoor life a little more comfortable for Delta residents.
Amanda Johnson, executive director of the Clarksale Collegiate Charter School, welcomes first-grader Ra’Khylan Walker on Wednesday’s opening day for the state’s newest charter school and the first in the Mississippi Delta.
The college prep school is located on the campus of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on West Second Street.