Local residents have taken issue with high Clarksdale Public Utilities bills and Brandon Presley from the Mississippi Public Service Commission northern district heard the concerns and provided local citizens with options in a public hearing held at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium on Tuesday night.
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Hospitals throughout Mississippi will be looking at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale and observing methods as local officials attempt to keep the facility open.
As part of a makeover effort, the city of Clarksdale will spend over $1 million in the next few months and ask the city’s taxpayers to foot the bill over the next 10 years, starting with their tax bill in 2019.
A contentious battle for a U.S. Senate seat has caught the interest of Coahoma County it appears.
As of Tuesday afternoon, a week before the Nov. 6 general election, 335 absentee ballots had been cast at the Coahoma County Circuit Clerk’s office in Clarksdale.
For many folks, the thought of sitting at a desk, poring over financial numbers and shrinking budgets while balancing the pleas of an angry taxpayer with the demands of an elected city official would have them saying, “Thanks, but no thanks.”
But for Cathy Clark, it’s not just a job she likes, it’s a job she loves.
Hard work and making a difference in her community has been the story of Diane Pimpton’s life.
Pimpton, the plant manager of MAP of Easton Inc. in Clarksdale and owner of the convenience store and gas station Double Dy Express in Tutwiler, is a Webb native and 1989 West Tallahatchie High School graduate.
To the Editor:
I am speaking here to an anonymous intruder.
Sometime in the wee hours of Oct. 6, you climbed over my 6-foot wooden fence into my back yard, undoubtedly hoping to find easy targets to steal, where you shot my beautiful, harmless, loyal, loving dog.