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The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors has rehired all county department heads following a review of each position.
Supervisors unanimously voted 4-0 to rehire administrators of eight county agencies or departments with Dist. 5 Supervisor Roosevelt Lee absent from last week’s meeting.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the community’s help in locating a suspected shooter following an incident Monday night.
Tunica County 911 received several calls about 6:02 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, from people saying shots had been fired on Beatline Road in Tunica.
Senior guard Patrice Broomfield was the leading scorer in both games as the Clarksdale High School girls won the district tournament championship in Greenwood last week.
Winning the tournament put the Lady Wildcats (20-8, 7-1) in the Class 4A playoffs and they opened with a 59-24 win at home against North Pontotoc Monday night.
A 25-year-old Clarksdale man was charged with felony possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Friday night, March 1.
According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oxford, a former employee at a Clarkdale bank was recently sentenced to two years in prison for embezzling funds from Southern Bancorp Bank.
Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City Hall.
Tatyana R. Anderson, 20, of Robinsonville died Jan. 22, 2020 at Baptist Desoto in Southaven,. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 2020 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Luster Tyler presiding. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.
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.
Quitman County Community Work Center escapee Walter Lee Lewis is now in custody.
Lewis, 31, was arrested around 2 p.m. Friday without incident in Fulton and will be returned to prison.
It is not known how Lewis made it to Fulton or if he had help making his escape Thursday.