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Weather created issues on the Saturday of Juke Joint Festival weekend for the third consecutive year.

Colleen Buyers from Jade Lake Media out of San Francisco has been putting together a GPS walking tour of approximately 1.4 miles about the history of Clarksdale.

Members of the police and fire departments from the city of Clarksdale and Coahoma County got together Friday for the first-ever Fireman’s Challenge.

At least one member of a board that oversees a youth program in Coahoma County said he has no interest in serving as an advisor.

Dione Thomas believes it’s discipline that makes a good drummer and a willingness to devote countless hours of playing to perfecting the craft.

Two of the top leaders of a state organization geared toward serving industry were impressed with the workforce found in Coahoma County during a recent visit here.

Local bank tutors Sherard Elementary students on finances


The Mississippi Banking Association’s program “A Banker in Every Classroom ” brings together Mississippi bankers and teachers at the local level to promote financial literacy.  

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the fifth- and sixth-grade students at Sherard Elementary were visited by Megan Denton of First National Bank of Clarksdale.

Chick-fil-A executive offers life, business tips to CCC students, faculty


Andre’ Kennebrew, who has a 12-year tenure with the fast-food franchise Chick-fil-A, recently  talked to personnel and student leaders of Coahoma Community College, as well as Coahoma Early College High School, on the interpersonal skills it takes to lead a successful life.

Nina Joyce Webb

Nina Joyce Webb, 87, a retired administrative assistant and Clarksdale resident, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at Delta Regional Acute Longterm Care in Greenville.

Mrs. Webb was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church, the American Legion and Quota Club.



A senior at Coahoma County High School and collegiate prospect, Shuniia Wrenn is at the top of... READ MORE


Curtis Butler, Jr., 56, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Smyrna, Tenn.