The Clarksdale Drummers Association has been awarding top drummers for the past 11 years, but 2018 broke new ground in two ways.
JONESTOWN — Two of Jonestown resident Lil Johnny Jones’ family members were found dead in the past three years and both cases remain unsolved, so he came to the city council meeting Monday night, Dec. 3, calling for action and making threats in the process.
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 55 years ago last Thursday on Nov. 22, 1963, and many Americans are more confused than ever about what took place on that fateful day in Dallas.
That is especially true for those of us — like me — who were born long after JFK’s life was taken prematurely.
Steve Brandon, an attorney from Jackson, was hired Tuesday as special counsel to provide Clarksdale Public Utilities advice on employment issues.
Brandon was in executive session with the CPU board that lasted approximately one hour.
Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School announced Monday its Founding Donors campaign to raise $30,000 through 150 donors for the school year.
JONESTOWN — After several murders caused by shootings took place in Clarksdale in recent weeks, Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester decided to take action.
Lester held a “street ministry” across from city hall where pastors and members of the Jonestown community prayed in a circle with approximately 20 individuals on Nov. 20.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors managed to make a deal to keep the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center open, but there is still plenty of work to be done.
Local doctors throughout the county expressed those very sentiments.
The Coahoma County Tourism office has been without a full-time director since Kappi Allen’s resignation in February.
The second application deadline for prospective candidates to fill the position was Oct. 22.
Part of the deal to keep the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center open included having the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors use money from their reserve funds twice in November to pay employees.
Mississippi State University senior Elgton Jenkins is no stranger to changing positions on the offensive line and it all goes back to his days of playing for the Clarksdale Wildcats.