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Mayor Chuck Espy said he is fighting cronyism in Clarksdale and will open up his appointments to the Clarksdale Public Utility board to a public vote and his appointment to the Clarksdale Municipal School District to a decision by students at the high school.
Mary Alice Massey Greene, 81, Secretary/Treasurer and Vice President of Massey Farms, Inc., died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 in Cary, North Carolina. Visitation is 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan.
William Ellis (Bubba) Marquis, Sr., 86, passed away peacefully Dec. 20, 2019 at his daughter's home in Pflugerville, Texas. He was born Oct. 15, 1933.
Visitation was held at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019.
When I think of the 2019 football season in Coahoma County for both high school and junior college, the word transition first comes to mind.
All five teams in some way have not completely fulfilled their potential, but are also on the right path to building more successful programs.
It was on that dark stretch of rural road, hemmed in between stands of towering oaks and deserted railroad cars between Clarksdale and Lyon where I came upon him one recent Tuesday evening.
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.
Students from West Bolivar High School watch as SafTCart employee George Malone, second from left, puts together a manifold during the students’ visit to the Clarksdale plant on Feb. 26.
Malone has been an employee at SafTCart for close to 19 years. At left is Andy Ellis, the IT director for SafTCart who was giving the tour.
Departments hit with 3.4-percent cut.
Supervisors have prepared their 2019-20 budget with departments seeing a reduction in funding and taxpayers seeing a tax increase.
Supervisors will present their budget Thursday and adopt it later this month. The proposed budget has a four mill tax increase.
There will be food, fun and lots of music at the Fifth Annual Mules & Blues Fest in Marks Oct. 4-5.
It all gets started with a dedication ceremony and mule train tribute at 10 a.m. Friday at the Quitman County Interpretive Center with a picnic at noon.
Colleges were interested in recruiting Chase Bailey to play football when he was an underclassman at Lee Academy when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, which is a form of bone cancer.