This is the second letter I have written to the Clarksdale Press Register about our state flag. You guys published one that I wrote , when we had a vote about changing the flag here in Mississippi.
“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
The Care Station and Mid-South Food Bank held its third massive mobile food pantry food distribution at the Expo Center on Tuesday.
And they were chosen for the distribution of more than 27,000 pounds of food because Clarksdale does this well.
While COVID-19 is still out there, Mississippi is reporting single digit fatality numbers for the third straight day Monday.
The Mississippi State Department of Health reported eight deaths due to coronavirus on Saturday, two on Sunday and four Monday.
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.
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.
Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center may be in the heart of the economically challenged Delta, but doctors have come to Clarksdale from all over the country and world and found the care patients receive at this hospital to be top-notch.
Sara Catherine Hood and Matthew Lafayette Wilson exchanged their personal handwritten wedding vows at an intimate candlelight ceremony on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 6 p.m., at Belen Baptist Church, in Belen, Mississippi.
Employees at Fred’s in Clarksdale learned Friday their store is scheduled to close, but have not been given a date on when the downtown business will shut its doors.
“Employees are not allowed to talk about it,” said Byron Abbey, a Fred’s employee since 1999. “We have been told very little.”
All of the issues the Coahoma County Tourism office is facing is not stopping interim director Tom Jones from making sure business is running as usual.
Jones has been running things since Kappi Allen’s sudden resignation on Feb. 26 and the state has been investigating the tourism office since.
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The Ole Miss Alumni Association is honoring eight recipients for its Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2019 in recognition of their service and accomplishments with one a man with area roots.
The Lee Academy boys basketball season came to an end in the Elite 8 of the MAIS Class 3A State Tournament with a 74-45 loss to Columbia Academy at Canton Academy Wednesday, Feb. 19.
DJ Vassel and Bryan Ray finished with 8 points each, Gage Murphy scored 7, and Brett Wilson and Phillip Brownlee contributed 6 each.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period on Friday, August 30 at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Monday, September 2 at midnight.
In an effort to enforce traffic laws and reduce traffic crashes, MHP will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort during the holiday period.
Two Clarksdale Police Department officers have been dealing with serious health problems for several months.
Assistant police chief Robbie Linley has been out of work due to his issues. Capt. Delarian Norsworthy’s 5-year-old son, Delarian Norsworthy Jr., is also sick.