A settlement was reached at the bankruptcy hearing in Nashville, Tenn., in the courtroom of Judge Charles M. Walker Thursday that will allow the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors to take the next step and find a buyer for Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.
Residents of the city of Clarksdale will vote on whether or not to have an urban renewal structure to finance bonds up to $5 million to correct flooding issues in an Aug. 6 special election.
More than half the voters must approve to finance the bond in the election.
The future of public education in Clarksdale was the topic of discussion during a forum the Mississippi Humanities Council put together at Meraki Roasting Co. Tuesday night.
Aallyah Wright, a reporter for Mississippi Today, talked about the importance of finding solutions to the problems experienced in the area.
Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover, who has served as Tennessee State University president since Jan. 2, 2013, was the keynote speaker at the 67th Coahoma Community College graduation ceremony and sent a message about the importance of getting involved.
JONESTOWN — After nearly 10 months of Jonestown being without a city attorney, Clarksdale municipal judge Derek Hopson was unanimously approved by the city council to fill the position during the Monday, May 6, meeting.
FRIARS POINT — The Friars Point Community Action Club has been organizing Friars Point Day annually for more than 35 years, but in recent years, there has not been much activity to celebrate the occasion.
Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night to kickoff the 2019 football season.
Coahoma County High School will play Leflore County at 5 p.m., and another game will be at 6 p.m.
Elgton Jenkins has spent his entire football career in Mississippi, first playing for the Clarksdale Wildcats before graduating in 2014 and then the Mississippi State Bulldogs, but he will begin his NFL career in a city he has never seen in person.