Coahoma County is one of 13 counties in the Mississippi Delta region and 19 throughout the state of Mississippi that are part of the Growth and Prosperity (GAP) program to give economically distressed areas of the state an extra incentive to attract jobs and capital investment.
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Cooper Tire & Rubber Company confirmed Sunday that members of United Steelworkers Local 556L in Clarksdale had ratified a new four- year labor agreement, which covers more than 40 USW members.
Activity report for Tuesday, Feb. 19
* 900 block of Chatman Cove. A television and an Xbox 1 was taken.
* 2000 block of Center Street. Two televisions, two laptops, a Direct TV box, U.S. currency and a Michael Kors watch was taken.
Johnette Bolm, 73, a retired assistant auditor at First National Bank and Rena Lara resident, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Lifelong Clarksdale resident Evelyn C. Demilio has enjoyed Mardi Gras traditions for decades as her son Ronnie moved to New Orleans close to 30 years ago.
FRIARS POINT — Valentine’s Day brought the Friars Point Community Action Club and local elementary students together to reach one common goal – to make their town better.
In an effort to help the local Presbyterian Day School raise money for a new playground, the Clarksdale Kiwanis Club presented school representatives with a $1,000 check during Thursday’s meeting at Stone Pony.
Eugenia Ann “Susie” Bailey, 78, a Clarksdale resident who was a retired bookkeeper at John Montgomery CPA in Tunica, as well as with Holmes and Howell CPA in Clarksdale and the Walter Thompson Law Office, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Better Clarksdale Foundation is a new local non-profit group making grassroots efforts to straighten out problems in the community.