To the Editor:
I am asking all citizens, as a community-engaged activist and as a volunteer aid to the office of Mayor Chuck Espy, to take part in keeping our neighborhoods and community clean and free from blight and stopped-up drains.
As work begins on making final preparations for the 2020 U.S. Census, Coahoma County and the state of Mississippi are recording some of the highest scores in the nation.
However, in this case, the higher the score is not what you’re aiming for.
To the Editor:
I am so pleased to hear that MAP of Easton continues to expand their workforce at their Clarksdale plant, even beyond what was called for in their recent plant expansion.
Clarksdale mayor Chuck Espy found a creative way to teach kids the political process. When Dr. Mary Frances Dear-Moton brought the Family and Youth Opportunities Division, Inc., summer youth job readiness program to city hall on Thursday, Espy walked the children through the electoral and legislative process with city government.
When 8-year-old Kaden Cleark stepped into the batter’s box at his Clarksdale youth league baseball game earlier this summer, he wasn’t expecting much.
But when his bat met the ball and it took flight, soaring higher and higher, until it cleared the fence some 120 feet away, pandemonium struck.
Marquis “Marlo” Stevenson never had a father figure in his life.
He was just 7 years old when his father, Andre Judd, died from gunshot wounds on the side of Highway 61 in Clarksdale. No one was ever charged in the shooting.
Annette Stevenson believes her son tried to mimic his father in some ways.
To the Editor,
Clarksdale High School will soon begin construction on a new football stadium that will be located adjacent to the school for the first time in history.
There was a certain something about Jimmy Lee Brown that would get Anna Kunkel’s attention as she looked over the men and women bunched together, seeking shelter, seeking comfort, seeking anything better than what they had.
They were Chicago’s homeless.