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.
To the Editor:
I wish to comment on the story about the athletic complex and officials blaming “naysayers” for investors backing out (May 16th issue of The Press Register).
I have not heard people actually oppose the project, but I have heard complaints for unanswered questions.
With a dwindling population in Clarksdale, Coahoma County and the Delta, it is more important than ever to show unity and work together.
We do not have the resources we once did for everyone to just do his or her own thing from separate corners of the world.