Weather created issues on the Saturday of Juke Joint Festival weekend for the third consecutive year.
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Clarksdale mayor Chuck Espy put criminals on notice when local law enforcement officers met at the Expo Center Thursday morning for a public service announcement letting the community know police departments would be stepping up their games.
Shortly after the 2016 Presidential Election, I wrote a column expressing my discontent for the Electoral College.
The Aaron E. Henry Community Health Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. To commemorate the significant milestone, there are many activities and events scheduled this year to showcase the work this organization has done and is continuing to do within the communities it serves.
Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.
Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.
Jonestown remains without a city attorney as the mayor and several council members are split on the three candidates for the position.
Mayor Kenny Lester attempted to hire a new city attorney during a special meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 13, but the position remains vacant.
JONESTOWN — The state IRS paid a visit to Jonestown City Hall on Friday, Feb. 8 claiming the city owes $214,000 in most likely back taxes going all the way to 2004, according to mayor Kenny Lester.
Alderman Unta Wiley said the issues were from previous administrations.
A Clarksdale man was sentenced Feb. 5 to life in prison for the murder of a man in a Clarksdale park in September 2017.
On Feb. 5, Marcus Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury after a two-day trial in Coahoma County Circuit Court.