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Clarksdale city officials got their first glimpse at the massive projects that lie ahead of them as they prepare to ask voters to approve a $17 million bond referendum this summer that they believe will help ease flooding.

The Corey L. Moore Sports and Recreation Complex in Clarksdale took another step towards becoming reality Thursday when the lead contractor on the project, CORE Construction, hosted a subcontractor fair.

The Clarksdale Police Department unveiled the city’s first substation on Monday and also hired a part-time investigator whose sole purpose will be dedicated to solving the city’s cold cases.

An electrical fire burned down a historical Jonestown home on three-and-a-half acres of land between late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

There will be competition for the seat of tax assessor/collector in Coahoma County in the Tuesday, Aug. 6 primary election.

Etta Turner has been a fixture at the Clarksdale Municipal School District since 1998, but not in the traditional role as an educator.

Local masonic lodge donates 150 cans of food to Clarksdale CARE Station

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Joseph Lodge No. 259 Star of Bethlehem No. 57, which is a local masonic lodge, came together to donate approximately 150 cans of food to the Clarksdale CARE Station for the Christmas season.

Each member of the chapter in the lodge, along with other individuals in the community, donated cans.















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Peggy Ann Walters, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Belmont... READ MORE