Recount would not affect other races or Aug. 27 runoff election
In response to multiple complaints regarding issues in the Aug. 6 primary elections, the Coahoma County Democratic Party met Thursday to review complaints and explain their position.
Recount will not affect other races or Aug. 27 runoff election
Four Coahoma County Democratic candidates are asking for an examination of ballot boxes for a wide range of reasons, including alleged voter fraud and polling place errors following the Aug. 6 primary election.
Law enforcement moving back to city hall
FRIARS POINT — The Friars Point Police Department is facing a $99,000 deficit and Mayor James Washington responded by suggesting to reduce the three-person department to a night watchman during Tuesday’s city council meeting.
JONESTOWN — “Last 2010 census, we didn’t do so well in Coahoma County.”
Reggan Mason, partnership specialist for Atlanta Regional Census Center, said those very words to the Jonestown City Council Monday night as she explained the next census is April 1, 2020.
General manager notices trend of employees sticking with company
Curtis Boschert took over as Clarksdale Public Utilities general manager in September 2018 and has already noticed the longevity of employees during his tenure of less than one year.
Longtime archeologist recognized during 40th Mid-South Archeological Conference
“Excavating an Indian site is sort of like opening Christmas presents. You never know what you’re going to open up and find. There’s something different about every one of them.”
All ages welcome, no cost to participate
Residents of Coahoma County and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to learn about the game of tennis on recently renovated courts at Nosef Park Saturday morning.
Hometown musicians will headline Friday Saturday night
CLARKSDALE – Most blues musicians toiled for years at their craft, producing phenomenal music that continues to influence American culture to this day, but only a few were recognized locally during their day for their artistry and work.
New Clarksdale Munici-pal School District Dr. Earl Joe Nelson had his first chance to meet the community at one location and attend his first board meeting.
A meet and greet took place Sunday afternoon at Clarksdale High School, while the board met on Tuesday, July 30.