To the Editor:
I am asking all citizens, as a community-engaged activist and as a volunteer aid to the office of Mayor Chuck Espy, to take part in keeping our neighborhoods and community clean and free from blight and stopped-up drains.
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To the Editor:
Who knew the boost, the rallying point we could be seeking lies just a few miles north of town along Friars Point Road?
After a week filled with accusations, finger-pointing, spin control and a great deal of rumor mongering, it was good to sneak away for a bit of Rotary respite Tuesday afternoon.
The three Clarksdale Public Utilities employees currently suspended said they all hope to come back to work once their suspensions are completed.
The trio doesn’t believe there is any merit to the investigation currently being conducted, however they say there are personal agendas at play.
Coahoma County Tourism interim executive director Tom Jones has been in his position since late February and seen an estimated $70,000 to $75,000 worth of past due bills come across his desk.
Although there is substantial interest here in a grant program that would help low-income individuals make repairs to their homes, it is far from a done deal.
More likely, it could be considered a longshot that Clarksdale and/or Coahoma County will receive funding from the HOME Investment Partnership program.
A crew from Buckley Construction in Greenwood works on a major renovation on the steeple at the First Presbyterian Church on West Second Street on Monday. Additional renovations on the church are scheduled for the future.
JONESTOWN — Water department head Lewarn “Killer” Flowers was suspended from the city of Jonestown with pay for allegedly threatening a citizen during the regular July council meeting.
On Saturday, July 7, over 50 years of service was celebrated with the naming of the Sam Wiggins Memorial Fellowship Hall.
In a dedication program honoring Brother Sam Wiggins, his labor with the McKinley Street Church of Christ was acknowledged by friends, family, church members and the community.