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Coahoma Early College High School lost just one regular season game, but the playoffs is when it really counts.
The Tigers (27-1) were up to the challenge Tuesday night with an 87-36 home victory against Belmont High School in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. They host Holly Springs at 6 p.m. Saturday.
When the fire alarm goes off, Clarksdale firefighters respond and face the same dangers whether it is an accidental fire or arson.
Clarksdale Fire Chief Rocky Nabors said the department responded to a call earlier this week that is believed to be arson and thankfully none of his men were hurt.
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.
James Melvin Smith, 58, born in May 1961, died Feb. 13, 2020 in Jackson.
Funeral serves are 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 at Century Home Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Lynch presiding. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.
It’s 28 minutes from Clarksdale to Parchman, but to many in this community it it might as well be Mars.
Consider yourself fortunate if you have never been incarcerated or if you have never had a family member or friend locked away in Mississippi’s state penitentiary.
The news this week by CHS/ Merit Health and Coahoma County Supervisors that they have a lease may finally put to rest rumors and concerns that Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale will close.
Everybody is for progress, but no one wants to change.
But things in this world don’t change unless someone gets out of their comfort zone and goes about the hard work of making a difference in the world. It is so easy and comfortable to accept things as they are and not make the effort to change things for the best.
The leader of an organization that is committed to bringing economic development to the Mississippi Delta and surrounding areas believes he has a plan to get more people working.
It will be easier for a business that doesn’t offer food to serve up a beer in downtown Clarksdale after action by the city’s board of commissioners Monday.
And downtown revelers will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi thanks to a boost from the city.
I could write about the impeachment proceedings, the war in Syria or the never-ending trade war with China.
No, I prefer to stay a little closer to home. Let’s talk about a few of the things that really matter in this world we call Clarksdale and Coahoma County.