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Clarksdale High School will once again be hosting a preseason football jamboree at Coahoma Community College on Friday night.
The jamboree will consist of public schools from the Mississippi Delta, including Clarksdale, Coahoma County and Coahoma Early College high schools.
Vashon K. Jones
CCC Sports Information
Coahoma Community College hosted the 2018 Youth Football Camp sponsored by Families First for Mississippi. More than 80 youths ages 6-13 attended the camp. Th majority of the participants came from throughout the Mississippi Delta to learn the game of football and the game of life.
The Lee Academy softball team built a five-run lead in the fourth inning and then held off Indianola Academy's charge for a road 5-3 victory on Monday to open district play with a win.
Indianola Academy put up three runs in the failed comeback.
The Fillies (5-4, 1-0) got on the board in the first inning.
The Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival will pay tribute to two of its greats, Josh “Razorblade” Stewart and C.V. Veal, this weekend. The two died earlier this year.
Is magic in the water at Friars Point?
Blues legend Robert Johnson not only played there outside Hirsburg’s Drug Store, his lyrics from “Traveling Riverside Blues” are immortalized all the way “across the pond” to the repertoires of Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin.
A day after hearing from both sides in an investigation of three of the top employees at Clarksdale Public Utilities, and less than 24 hours after being served notice of a federal lawsuit against the city, the Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners voted Tuesday to a settlement, allowing the inquiry to continue.