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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.
There will be a contested race for sheriff in Coahoma County this year, while the field grew among those seeking a spot on the county supervisors board.
Stacy Lester, 44, of Ohio Avenue in Clarksdale, filed candidacy papers on Monday, Jan. 28 as a Democrat seeking the office of sheriff.
After 12 years as the Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent of Schools, Dennis J. Dupree will retire June 28.
Dupree made the announcement during Thursday evening’s regular December board meeting.
The Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners approved the promotion of Fernando Harris to assistant police chief and the hiring of four new officers during a special meeting held Friday at city hall.
JONESTOWN — The state IRS paid a visit to Jonestown City Hall on Friday, Feb. 8 claiming the city owes $214,000 in most likely back taxes going all the way to 2004, according to mayor Kenny Lester.
Alderman Unta Wiley said the issues were from previous administrations.