STARKVILLE -- Cotton and corn acreage in Mississippi are more than 30% below March projections, while growers of soybeans and peanuts planted much more than initially forecasted.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced the award of $71,460,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to ) to construct 15.6 miles of the Greenville Bypass Freight Corridor.
Despite a massive economic downturn associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi Legislature passed its traditional annual bond bill that will add $291 million to the state’s indebtedness.
Lonnie B. Tugle, 89, of Clarksdale died June 24, 2020 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.
Bishop T.T. Scott was Coahoma County’s first victim of the coronavirus this week with the leader of St. James Temple of God In Christ dying Friday of the disease that has strickened this nation, state and community.
Robert Blake Ashmore was convicted this morning of first-degree murder of Mason Howard, 19, with a 12-gauge shotgun on April 9, 2016 and sentenced to life in prison under the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
The verdict came in a jury trial in second circuit judge Al Smith’s courtroom.
A 25-year old is dead after being shot in an alley in west Clarksdale Friday morning.
Police were called to the 600 block of Catalpa Street about 11 a.m. in reference to a shooting and when officers arrived they found Robert Johnson, a black male, suffering severe gunshot wounds.
A simple traffic stop has prompted the arrest of a Clarksdale man for possession of drugs and could lead to more charges.
Clarksdale police were patrolling the area of State Street and Highway 322 Wednesday morning and pulled over a motorist for not wearing a seat belt.
Mary Louise Hicks, 60, born July 20, 1959, died at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven Jan. 26, 2020. She was proceeded in death by her parents James Roby and Mary Lee Hicks
James Earl Payno, 40, of Robinsonville died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 in Robinsonville.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
The developer of a proposed public-private economic partnership that would include a grocery store, 50-home subdivision, hotel, convention center, athletic fields and water park being built in Clarksdale unveiled a new proposal Tuesday to recoup investors’ costs.
Virginia Mae Bryson Miller Hays, 81, of Clarksdale and an accountant at Standard Industrial, died Monday, June 24, 2019 at home. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Lynda Ellingburg Shannon, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at the age of 76 after complications from multiple myeloma.