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Spring is just around the corner and while we had a blast of cold, rainy weather this week, let me assure you, warm sunny days are on their way.
One of the joys of living in this part of the world is March brings Spring to Mississippi. While the rest of the nation suffers another month of snow, we get the first taste of Spring!
Everybody is for progress, but no one wants to change.
But things in this world don’t change unless someone gets out of their comfort zone and goes about the hard work of making a difference in the world. It is so easy and comfortable to accept things as they are and not make the effort to change things for the best.
The second Benchmark assessment scores for the 2019-20 academic year are in and all elementary schools in the Coahoma County School District earned a C, while Coahoma County Jr./Sr. High School’s score was a D.
School principals reported the scores and discussed strengths and weaknesses during the Tuesday, Feb. 11 board meeting.
Artifacts, food and fun will be the focus of the Afro Centric Festival set for the Civic Auditorium this weekend.
The doors open at 1 and close at 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be music and merchandise. The event is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The public is invited.
The building is more than halfway complete and the future owners got a tour last week of what they have bought so far.
Coahoma County supervisors, department heads and even a few city officials were carried inside the Coahoma County Justice Complex by prime contractor Benchmark and scrutinized the facility February 12.
When the fire alarm goes off, Clarksdale firefighters respond and face the same dangers whether it is an accidental fire or arson.
Clarksdale Fire Chief Rocky Nabors said the department responded to a call earlier this week that is believed to be arson and thankfully none of his men were hurt.
The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Wed. Feb. 12 through Tue. Feb. 18, 2020.
Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156. All calls remain anonymous.