One manufacturing plant in Clarksdale is seeing tremendous growth as it’s already doubled its work force in the last four months and is in the process of seeking more workers.
The Mississippi Delta is a vast, open land with mostly rural towns and its residents spread out from north, south, east and west.
For two days in mid July, those separate factions come together in Clarksdale to brainstorm, form relationships and share ideas to improve life in the Delta.
Some of the oldest and tallest magnolia trees in Clarksdale got a trimming last week.
Jackie Massey has lived at the stately home at 154 W. Second St. for the past 44 years, the majority of them with her husband, Rudolph, who passed away in April 2017 at 88 years of age.
Some of the key figures who ensured that Malaco Records would last 50 years were on hand Thursday at the unveiling of the newest exhibit at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale.
When 8-year-old Kaden Cleark stepped into the batter’s box at his Clarksdale youth league baseball game earlier this summer, he wasn’t expecting much.
But when his bat met the ball and it took flight, soaring higher and higher, until it cleared the fence some 120 feet away, pandemonium struck.
A former colonel in the U.S. Army believes the best way to stop juvenile crime is to reach out and assist children in their earliest stages, including their years as an infant.
Would you be willing to buy a vacant lot within the Clarksdale city limits for $1 with the promise you’ll build a home on that site within a year?
That’s the question city leaders are pondering as they look at ways to create revenue in a town that is facing major infrastructure problems.
Marquis “Marlo” Stevenson never had a father figure in his life.
He was just 7 years old when his father, Andre Judd, died from gunshot wounds on the side of Highway 61 in Clarksdale. No one was ever charged in the shooting.
Annette Stevenson believes her son tried to mimic his father in some ways.