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Percy L. Lynchard, the Sr. Chancellor for the 3rd Chancery District of Mississippi has filed qualifying documents Secretary of State’s office to be a candidate for the Mississippi Supreme Court, District 3, Place 3.
The Mississippi Library Commission has named 12 library systems as Mississippi Library Stars with the Carnegie Public Library of Clarksdale and Coahoma County making the list.
The concept of Library Stars is based on the national professional magazine, Library Journal.
Scholars from K-3rd competed on Friday, Jan. 17, in Clarksdale Collegiate’s annual Reading Fair with students asked to share their favorite story – and read it.
Senator Cindy Hyde Smith spent two days in Clarksdale this week learning about the community’s successes and enjoying Delta culture.
The Senator’s visit was part of a five stop tour of the Delta Wednesday that began in Clarksdale. Her visit here included stops at PeopleShores and Saf-T-Cart.
The Lower Mississippi River Foundation annual member's meeting is a chance for friends and supporters of LMRF to gather and celebrate the success of the previous year.
This year’s event is Saturday at noon and all are welcome and asked to bring a dish.
Artifacts, food and fun will be the focus of the Afro Centric Festival set for the Civic Auditorium this weekend.
The doors open at 1 and close at 3 p.m. Saturday. There will be music and merchandise. The event is sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The public is invited.
Clarksdale native Bubba O’Keefe has spent much of the past three decades revitalizing the downtown area and looking for ways to draw tourists to the community.
Clarksdale city officials will be asking the city’s voters to approve a $17 million bond referendum this summer that they believe will help ease flooding.
A 27-year-old Clarksdale man was killed and three others injured after an eruption of gunfire early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Clarksdale business.
The murder was the city’s 12th homicide of 2018.
Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester is facing up to 100 years in prison after being arrested by the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Dec. 9 for allegedly embezzling residents’ water bill payments and a city police firearm, announced Attorney General Jim Hood on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in a press release.
April K. Smith, 39, of Clarksdale, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, in Jackson.
Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Delta Burial Corporation at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.