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.
Cases of COVID-19 continue to climb across the state, but the number of deaths appears to be stabilizing. Coahoma County reported its sixth death on June 21.
With massive testing ongoing across the state, Mississippi has now reported 28,770 cases of coronavirus and 1,092 deaths, with 10 deaths reported Friday.
Mississippi will get a new state flag, so what do you want it to look like?
On Sunday the Mississippi Legislature, on a vote of 92-23in the house and a 37-14 vote in the senate, passed House Bill 1796 that will change the design of the Mississippi State Flag.
The Clarksdale Police Department is investigating two shootings with three people hit and hurt in these latest incidents of gun-violence.
Clarksdale reported two men shot in the chest last weekend and reports of shots fired in Clarksdale are being reported routinely to police.
The Clarksdale Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred last night.
Officers were called to 1029 Ritchie Street and spoke with C.W. Moore who said he left his home to carry a friend home and when he returned his door was kicked in and his wallet was missing.
An accident occurred in downtown Clarksdale on the corner of East Second Street and Delta Avenue at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Members of the Clarksdale Police Department and Pafford Emergency Medical Services were at the scene.
It was a busy weekend for the Clarksdale Police Department with a man shot in the chest another hit in the leg, a car stolen and five reports of shots fired.
All are currently under investigation and the community is being asked to help solve these crimes, help police make an arrest and stop the violence.
A state Audit Department report has been challenged by a Mississippi Department of Education report pointing to the state’s declining drop-out rate in a year cut short by coronavirus.
Commissioner Brandon Presley announced Thursday that Mississippi legislators passed the Mississippi Electric Cooperatives Broadband COVID-19 Act. This legislation will establish a $75 million grant program for the immediate deployment of fiber broadband infrastructure in unserved areas.
Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson sent a letter to grocery retailers across the state this week urging them to discontinue imposing limits on the quantity of milk that consumers are allowed to purchase.
The right start makes all the difference in the world.
People Shores Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Medical Centre is hosting a pre-natal and post-natal education clinic for new moms and moms-to-be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the clinic at 1540 Desoto Avenue.
The public is being asked to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District as it prepares a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the Yazoo Area Pump Project in the Yazoo Backwater Area of Mississippi.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Tuesday her support for legislation to help financially vulnerable rural hospitals keep their doors open by expanding eligibility to higher Medicare payments.
Time to ‘fess up about 2018’s garden foibles and failures. I’ve had ‘em.
Some garden experts opine that it’s best to always be positive. But as much as I’d like to gloss over how gardening isn’t always rosy, I’d rather maintain credibility with folks who know better. So here are some highlights of the low points.
Lee Academy seniors Brett Wilson and Anna Byrd both made contributions for their teams during the Class 3A-4A-5A MAIS All-Star Basketball Game at Jackson Prep March 6.
General Bernard McKnight, Sr., 65, of Jonestown died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at home.
A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 21, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.
Connell Jackson, 89, a lifetime resident of Clarksdale, made her transition to life eternal with Christ on Tuesday, April 19, 2019.
Betty Jewel Jones, 83, a retired Office Manager at CableCom, died June 11, 2019 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis. Visitation is from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday June 14, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Friday at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.