Clarksdale’s fire chief and other city officials believe lightning could have been to blame for a fire at the city landfill Sunday that spread to several acres and burned throughout the night.
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The cost of going to a Coahoma County High School football game just got a little bit more costlier after the county school district’s board of trustees approved a ticket increase during Tuesday night’s meeting.
The board voted unanimously, with board member Milroy Harris absent from the meeting, to increase the prices from $5 to $7.
Two Clarksdale Police Department officers have been dealing with serious health problems for several months.
Assistant police chief Robbie Linley has been out of work due to his issues. Capt. Delarian Norsworthy’s 5-year-old son, Delarian Norsworthy Jr., is also sick.
Having covered high school football in Mississippi for nearly a decade, I am reminded of the same thing every year.
Coahoma County lost 50-0 at North Panola to open the 2017 season, but it’s a different year and both teams know they will have to be ready to play in their rematch.
The Red Panthers (2-8-1 in 2017) host the Cougars at 7 p.m. Thursday to open the 2018 season. The Cougars advanced to the Class 3A state semifinals last season.
Nobody can accuse the Coahoma Early College High School football team of playing a soft schedule.
The Tigers open the season Friday night by hosting Simmons, who has won the past three state championships in Class 1A and currently boast a 39-game winning streak.
As promised, every Lee Academy player played during the 2018 District 1-AAA Football Jamboree last Friday at North Delta School. The Colts lost a competitive 6-0 contest to District 1-AAA Bayou Academy then fought to a 0-0 deadlock against District I-AAAA foe Magnolia Heights in the second game.
Call me hardcore, but these old muscles appreciate the differences between my shovel and spade.
I just special-ordered a new hand-made wooden handle for my great-grandmother’s heirloom garden spade. No amount of duct tape was keeping the much-used, cracked one together.