“It’s too early to tell whether it’s a good idea or not.”
Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent Dr. Earl Joe Nelson expressed those thoughts about Mayor Chuck Espy’s decision to have students at the high school determine his appointment for the school board.
Qinana Dotson, a Clarksdale High School senior with a 4.0 GPA who scored a 27 on the ACT, earned $700 to go toward college by winning the oratorical contest at the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast & Awards ceremony in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College Monday morning.
It was a passing of the torch at the eighth annual eighth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keeping the Dream Alive celebration banquet at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel in Lula Saturday night.
Family and Youth Opportunities Division Inc. puts together the celebration banquet.
After close to two-and-a-half years as Pafford Coahoma County Emergency Medical Services operations manager and chief paramedic, Randy Murry was nominated as the company's Mississippi Star of Life Award Recipient.