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You’ll soon be able to go to a deli/butcher/restaurant where you can pick out your choice of fresh meat from a Mississippi farm and have a top chef cook it up for you under a new concept coming to downtown Clarksdale.

County attorney Tom Ross, center, and other lawyers discuss the terms to keep the hospital open during a Board of Supervisors meeting. The photo was taken from the Facebook page of County Supervisor Derrell Washington, who took the photo.

Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center has taken another step in its effort to avoid closure.

Edward Jenkins looks over the ballot Tuesday afternoon as he was casting his vote at the Roundaway precinct located in the old Sunflower School on Stanley Road.

While there were some questions answered in Tuesday’s general election, there remain a few races where the winners are still to be determined.

Clarksdale Architect Richard Dixon, second from right, takes a group on a tour of the new commercial kitchen at the Mississippi Delta Council for Farm Workers Opportunities, Inc. warehouse. State Senator Robert Jackson, right, was one of several officials and staff members in attendance during the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Commercial Kitchen.

A program that assists local growers and women in agriculture will be expanding as a groundbreaking ceremony was recently held for a new commercial kitchen in Clarksdale.

Neil Price, the relatively new voice of the Mississippi State football and basketball teams recently made his first visit to Clarksdale.

From her work with special children to helping those in search of affordable housing, Sally Powell has long been a part of the Clarksdale community.

County attorney Tom Ross, center, and other lawyers discuss the terms to keep the hospital open during a Board of Supervisors meeting. The photo was taken from the Facebook page of County Supervisor Derrell Washington, who took the photo.
Edward Jenkins looks over the ballot Tuesday afternoon as he was casting his vote at the Roundaway precinct located in the old Sunflower School on Stanley Road.
Clarksdale Architect Richard Dixon, second from right, takes a group on a tour of the new commercial kitchen at the Mississippi Delta Council for Farm Workers Opportunities, Inc. warehouse. State Senator Robert Jackson, right, was one of several officials and staff members in attendance during the Ground Breaking Ceremony for the Commercial Kitchen.




John E. Herren

On the evening of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, John E. Herren, 80, of Centerville, Ga., went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in heaven.

John was born in Rena Lara on June 3, 1938, the son of the late Lucy Watson Herren and William T. Herren.  



New arrival: Sophia Ferri Smith

Douglas and Caroline Smith are pleased to announce the birth of a daughter, Sophia Ferri Smith, who was born on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Kincade, while the fraternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Doug Smith II.




April K. Smith

April K. Smith, 39, of Clarksdale, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Jackson.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delta Burial Corporation at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale. 




Ten girls to compete in AKA sorority's Fashionetta 2018

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Ten girls will be competing in “An Evening of Enchanted Elegance” at the Fashionetta 2018 this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018.

The event, which will be held at 6 p.m. at The Pinnacle on the Coahoma Community College campus, is the biannual fundraiser of the Iota Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.



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