We were humbled the night of November 5 to receive more than 60 percent of the vote for Lieutenant Governor — an instruction from Mississippians to move forward with our plans to grow our economy, provide every child with quality public educational opportunities, make healthcare more accessible and shore up our roads and bridges.
Aug. 6 primary certified by party.
The Coahoma County Democratic Party Executive Committee’s role in the 2019 primary is finished and now in the hands of the court system.
Coahoma County Democratic Party chair Ray Sykes made that declaration after boxes were canvassed at the request of candidates last week.
Defeats incumbent Will Young in close Democratic primary runoff election.
Roosevelt Lee has been elected as the District 5 representative for the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors with his four-year term set to begin Jan. 1, 2020.
Once the minute hand on the clock struck 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, there were sounds of laughter and good cheer in the Coahoma County Circuit Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Clarksdale.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors will be appealing the Mississippi Supreme Court’s ruling issued earlier this month that would allow the city of Clarksdale to annex three areas currently in the county.
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.
Residents in two areas north of Clarksdale will continue to be county residents and not be annexed into the city after a ruling issued by the state’s highest court last week.
The ruling apparently puts an end to a land tussle that dates back eight years and could end up costing local taxpayers nearly $1.5 million.
Law students with the Greenville-based Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights visited the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, to view the legislative process and speak one on one with some lawmakers. Standing left to right are: Nicole De Los Santos, Ayah Zahi, Janice Craig, Daniel Cirin, state Sen. Robert L.
There will be competition for the seat of tax assessor/collector in Coahoma County in the Tuesday, Aug. 6 primary election.
Rotosca Shanks Harris, 46, of Killebrew Street in Lyon, filed her candidacy papers on Friday, Jan. 11 as a Democrat seeking the tax assessor/collector seat.