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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.




CPU customers ask state official for help with high utility bills

By JOSH TROY THE PRESS REGISTER,

Local residents have taken issue with high Clarksdale Public Utilities bills and Brandon Presley from the Mississippi Public Service Commission northern district heard the concerns and provided local citizens with options in a public hearing held at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium on Tuesday night.









Cathy Clark is shown outside of the Clarksdale City Hall on Sunflower Avenue on a recent morning. Clark went to work for the city on Dec. 1, 1988, as an accounts payable clerk and became the city’s chief deputy clerk in March 1995.  She became the Clarksdale city clerk in July 2001, a position she’s held for more than 17 years now.

The heart of the city

By MICHAEL BANKS,

For many folks, the thought of sitting at a desk, poring over financial numbers and shrinking budgets while balancing the pleas of an angry taxpayer with the demands of an elected city official would have them saying, “Thanks, but no thanks.”
But for Cathy Clark, it’s not just a job she likes, it’s a job she loves.



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