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Shortly after the 2016 Presidential Election, I wrote a column expressing my discontent for the Electoral College.
As the rain fell, and fell, and fell, most of last week we couldn’t help but think this couldn’t have come at a better time for those in favor of Clarksdale residents agreeing in August to pick up a hefty tab to fix our drainage and flooding issues within the city limits.
When the Trump brothers, Donald Jr. and Eric, pulled the plug on their hotel company’s expansion plans — and cut their ties with Suresh and Dinesh Chawla, who own three hotels in Clarksdale — they blamed the decision on a hostile political environment.
According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oxford, a former employee at a Clarkdale bank was recently sentenced to two years in prison for embezzling funds from Southern Bancorp Bank.
This group of former Lee Academy classmates were among those in attendance at Friday night’s 19th annual Draw Down fundraiser for St. Elizabeth School in Clarksdale.
From left are Chris Green, Paula Warner, Lisa Schuh, Katie Malatesta and Vicky Rybolt.
Students from West Bolivar High School watch as SafTCart employee George Malone, second from left, puts together a manifold during the students’ visit to the Clarksdale plant on Feb. 26.
Malone has been an employee at SafTCart for close to 19 years. At left is Andy Ellis, the IT director for SafTCart who was giving the tour.
Win or lose, Coahoma County Red Panthers fans bleed red and white.
Their loyalty and support was on display during the Class 2A state tournament at the Mississippi Coliseum in Jackson on Tuesday afternoon.
Author Hank Burdine, left, tells a story while moderator Bill Luckett, center, and Richard Grant laugh during Thursday’s fifth annual ‘For the Love of Books’ event at the Cutrer Mansion in Clarksdale.
The event raises funds for the Community Book Talks Lecture Series, which has featured a number of authors throughout the years.
Bubba O’Keefe, executive director of the Coahoma County Tourism office, provided the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors with an update of his plans Monday.
The Board of Supervisors oversees the tourism commission that appointed O’Keefe to his position. He started Jan. 1.