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Karmeshia Thomas, Truckers
Karmeshia Thomas was found dead at the Mardi Gras Truck Stop in New Orleans on Sept. 12, 2018 and the case still remains unsolved nearly one year later.
Jones denies allegations of fraud.
City leaders have repeatedly caught grief from their push to condemn and demolish abandoned houses and clean up derelict property.
Clarksdale has $5 million following the approval of a bond issue by voters and they are trying to leverage that to pay for projects that could total over $25 million.
Entergy customers continue to receive threats from scammers and urges customers to recognize and report any deceitful behavior.
Karmeshia Thomas, Truckers




Names debated for planned Clarksdale High football stadium

By LARRY LIDDELL,

The new football/track complex at Clarksdale High School took center stage during the Clarksdale Municipal School District’s meeting Thursday.

The board approved the sale of $8.5 million in bonds to fund the construction of the complex, while the latter part of the meeting was devoted to whose name will adorn the complex.






Ruby Maurice Gordon Willis

Ruby Maurice Gordon Willis, 82, died at her home in Stewart on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

She was born in Coahoma County on April 27, 1936, to Odes Lee and Ruby Corinne Robertson Gordon.

She was a retired employee of Choctaw County Schools and a retired seamstress.






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Coahoma Community College did not win any football games in 2018 and has been toward the bottom of... READ MORE

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Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary... READ MORE