New Clarksdale Munici-pal School District Super-intendent Dr. Earl Joe Nelson is back on the job after being hospitalized with a heart attack more than a week ago.
Nelson came from the Pass Christian School District and succeeded Dennis Dupree, who retired after 12 years, as CMSD superintendent July 8.
Jonestown Mayor Kenny Lester was picked up by the Hernando Police Department and placed in the DeSoto County Jail on three violations at 11:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, according to a representative from the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office.
Quitman County Development Organization files Chapter 11
State Sen. Robert Jackson, the longtime president and CEO of Quitman County Development Organization, Inc., is fighting a garnishment of $168,604.33, according to documents from the United States Bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Mississippi.
Sarah Cauthen has a love for education and a strong presence in the Catholic church.
Cauthen will be bringing those two passions together as she was recently named the principal of St. Elizabeth Catholic School. She succeeds Sally Olivi, who retired from the position.
Clarksdale Public Utilities board secretary George Miller and then-general manager Mark Johnson had a disagreement during executive session that was recorded in the minutes of the June 26, 2018 meeting.
Chase Bailey died nearly four years ago on Aug. 18, 2015 at age 16 of osteosarcoma – a form of bone cancer – but his memory has not only remained alive, the effort to help kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has grown in Clarksdale and Coahoma County.
Clarksdale High School was dominant in the early part of the game at home against Cleveland Central Friday night.
The Wildcats led the majority of the way until Cleveland tied things up in the final seconds of the fourth quarter.