The Lee Academy softball team built a five-run lead in the fourth inning and then held off Indianola Academy's charge for a road 5-3 victory on Monday to open district play with a win.
Indianola Academy put up three runs in the failed comeback.
The Fillies (5-4, 1-0) got on the board in the first inning.
On Saturday, July 7, over 50 years of service was celebrated with the naming of the Sam Wiggins Memorial Fellowship Hall.
In a dedication program honoring Brother Sam Wiggins, his labor with the McKinley Street Church of Christ was acknowledged by friends, family, church members and the community.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced Tuesday the award of more than $6.32 million in grants to make improvements at 15 local airports throughout Mississippi, including the one in Coahoma County.
Delta State University student Antwyan J’wan Moore, of Friars Point, and a Kappa Pi art honor society member was recently recognized for receiving the Next Generation of Leaders Award at an honor ceremony on the Delta State campus.
Moore is a graphic design major with a concentration in painting who will graduate May 2020.
A Clarksdale student was able to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience this summer.
Taylor C. Matthews joined outstanding high school students from across the nation at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine, at Emory University in Atlanta.
The musical acts have been announced for the 35th annual Delta Jubilee, which will be held Friday and Saturday, June 1-2, at the Coahoma County Expo Center in Clarksdale.
Michael Jacobs will be performing Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. while The Bouffants will perform at 7 p.m. that same day.