Clarksdale really has a lot of good things going on downtown and that was evident in the first festival of the year this past weekend.
I’ve never been a movie buff or video buff in the current lingo, but we are a visual, video culture. It was great to see downtown Clarksdale full of tourist again Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors elected new leadership this week in a confusing and clumsy way.
The first board meeting of the New Year traditionally has the county board select a president and vice president and then rehire department heads and continue contracts with vendors and contractors for the new year.
The Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners is putting the knuckleboom on rubbish.
The city purchased two new knuckleboom trucks that began picking up rubbish around town just before the Christmas holidays.
Gale Simpson, voice coach at Coahoma Community College, read Twas the Night Before Christmas to kids and adults, too, in the mini-park in downtown Clarksdale Friday, Dec. 13. The event was part of the annual Clarksdale Christmas Tree Lighting program and this year's event was sponsored by Griot.
The Christmas Tree in the mini-park downtown was the perfect place for a selfie this holiday season. The lights were officially turned on Friday, Dec. 13 and the tree will stay up until after New Years.
Mackalya Murphree, 8, was the first person to drop a letter to Santa in the Clarksdale Press Register mailbox and was also the winner of the newspaper coloring contest. Mackalya is a second grader at Presbyterian Day School and the daughter of Christine Murphree of Clarkssdale.
The holidays wouldn’t be the same without twinkling lights and Christmas trees, but these favorite traditions can also create hazards.
That’s why Clarksdale Public Utilities is sharing tips to help customers decorate safely and prevent accidents and injuries.