Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City Hall.
Clarksdale residents and businesses got some good news Monday when bids were opened to handle the city’s municipal waste needs.
Republic Services, who currently handles Clarksdale’s garbage needs, was the only company to submit a bid.
It was on that dark stretch of rural road, hemmed in between stands of towering oaks and deserted railroad cars between Clarksdale and Lyon where I came upon him one recent Tuesday evening.
Several Coahoma County businessmen learned of a new avenue Monday that they hope will lead them to grab a share of the millions of dollars being spent on utility projects within the state of Mississippi.
Barbara Jamison, at left, serves up an offering of John Wayne casserole to Gail Collins, at right, during Friday’s Taste of Clarksdale at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium. Also shown are Janise Ray, center, and Janette Stokes, back right, as they were manning the table for the Aaron E. Henry Head Start Center in Clarksdale.
Members of the police and fire departments from the city of Clarksdale and Coahoma County got together Friday for the first-ever Fireman’s Challenge.
The event, held at the Clarksdale Fire Department on Desoto Avenue, was similar to the grueling, physical test that candidates must pass in order to become a firefighter.
Dione Thomas believes it’s discipline that makes a good drummer and a willingness to devote countless hours of playing to perfecting the craft.
Two of the top leaders of a state organization geared toward serving industry were impressed with the workforce found in Coahoma County during a recent visit here.
Music ministries from three local Baptist churches presented the Easter cantata "Resurrection Power" on Sunday evening at the Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale.
Members of the Clarksdale, Lyon and Oakhurst Baptist churches performed in Sunday's presentation that was led by Sammy Chow.
Chris Chicorelli, assistant fire chief with the Clarksdale Fire Department, holds a plaque with a golden ax that was presented to him by the city during Monday’s meeting of the mayor and board of commissioners at City Hall.
At right is Clarksdale Fire Chief Rocky Nabors, who made the presentation.