After reviewing the credentials of two engineering firms, the Clarksdale-Coahoma County Airport Board chose to retain the services of Neel-Schaffer as its engineering firm.
Neel-Schaefer and Gardner Engineering have entered bids to become the official engineering firm for Fletcher Field in Clarksdale.
The Clarksdale-Coahoma County Airport Board will be looking for a new representative from the city after a board member submitted his resignation Monday.
Bob Berry is the fifth native of Clarksdale to reign over Carnival Memphis, formerly known as the Cotton Carnival, in the 88-year history of the event.
To avoid any misunderstanding, Clarksdale-Coahoma Airport Board chairman David Huggins explained to the members of the board that the anti-collision system for its private plane will be paid through the private plane account and will not involve any government (city or county) funds.
An instructor at Kirkpatrick Elementary School was recognized Thursday as the 2018 teacher of the year for the Clarksdale Municipal School District
The Coahoma County School District Board of Trustees approved a request by the Mississippi Department of Education to host a Migrant Education After-School program at Sherard Elementary School.
The MDE will fund the program, paying the salaries of all teachers involved in the exercise, as well as meals and snacks served.
Etta Turner has been a fixture at the Clarksdale Municipal School District since 1998, but not in the traditional role as an educator.
After 12 years as the Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent of Schools, Dennis J. Dupree will retire June 28.
Dupree made the announcement during Thursday evening’s regular December board meeting.
Preliminary work for a $2.5 million bus maintenance facility for the county school system continues to move ahead.
The project is scheduled to go out for bids this spring and be completed within 10 to 12 months after construction begins, said William T. Mills, the principal architect at Mills & Mills Architects in Tupelo.