JONESTOWN — David Russell, a Jonestown native and Oxford resident, is looking to purchase a 119-acre lease on a Swan Lake property to open a duck club.
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Test scores for the first half of 2018-19 in the inaugural academic year of Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School showed kindergarteners and second-graders are performing best in reading assessments.
Those and other test scores highlighted discussion during the Monday, Dec. 17 board meeting.
The leaders of a company that could possibly bring 200 or more jobs here in the next two years are wasting no time in seeking out employees.
The past 12 months marked a time of change and uncertainty in Coahoma County with several investigations (some criminal), terminations, shifts in leadership, a struggle to keep vital parts of the community operating and an alarming jump in the amount of murders in Clarksdale.
Tis the season for a cooperative spirit between the City of Clarksdale and Clarksdale Public Utilities as the two entities have recently teamed up on two projects within the city limits.
For more than 50 years, people have come to the First Presybterian Church in Clarksdale on the nights before Christmas in hopes of seeing the enactment of Jesus Christ’s birth in a Bethlehem stable.
A steady, cold rain that fell Wednesday night, Dec. 19 didn’t deter onlookers and participants in this year’s live nativity scene.
After 12 years as the Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent of Schools, Dennis J. Dupree will retire June 28.
Dupree made the announcement during Thursday evening’s regular December board meeting.
Willie Allen Williams, 95, a retired South Central Bell operator for 33 years, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018, at Methodist University Hospital Central in Memphis, Tenn.
Mrs. Williams was an active member of Clarksdale Baptist Church and the Euzlian Bible Class. She was a member of the Homemaker’s Club and the Woman’s Club.
Ronald Wayne Shannon, 55, of Greenwood, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Survivors include his parents, A.C. and Mildred Gordon Shannon.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Timothy Shannon.