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Would you be willing to buy a vacant lot within the Clarksdale city limits for $1 with the promise you’ll build a home on that site within a year?
That’s the question city leaders are pondering as they look at ways to create revenue in a town that is facing major infrastructure problems.
Marquis “Marlo” Stevenson never had a father figure in his life.
He was just 7 years old when his father, Andre Judd, died from gunshot wounds on the side of Highway 61 in Clarksdale. No one was ever charged in the shooting.
Annette Stevenson believes her son tried to mimic his father in some ways.
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Clarksdale High School will soon begin construction on a new football stadium that will be located adjacent to the school for the first time in history.
Some 150 kids, from ages 6 to 11, took part in the annual Camp ROCK held last week at the Cutrer Mansion and the Coahoma County Higher Education Center in Clarksdale.
This was the sixth year of Camp ROCK, which stands for Recreation and Outdoors for Coahoma Kids.
The final two graduations for high schools in Coahoma County will be held this week.
Clarksdale High School’s graduation will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College. Taylor Harris is the valedictorian and Aerial Glasper is the salutatorian.
A building devoted to African-American history and culture will be an added tourist attraction, as well as a cultural addition to Clarksdale, says a leader of a group promoting the idea.