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Names debated for planned Clarksdale High football stadium

By LARRY LIDDELL,

The new football/track complex at Clarksdale High School took center stage during the Clarksdale Municipal School District’s meeting Thursday.

The board approved the sale of $8.5 million in bonds to fund the construction of the complex, while the latter part of the meeting was devoted to whose name will adorn the complex.







Youth Leadership Clarksdale class holds graduation

By TROY CATCHINGS,

Members of the 2018 Youth Leadership Clarksdale class pose for a group photo at the end of the graduation ceremony. Seated from left are Gabrielle Gardner, Shania Robertson, Ashlynn Smith, Kelsey Johnson, Jan’Nise Thomas, Anna Lewis, Shondrick Willingham, Waynisha Gilliam, Star’Keira Coley, Sonal Shingrani, Brooks Fyfe and Hunt Barksdale.







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Joyce Holloway Simpson, 86, a Clarksdale resident and music teacher since 1958, died Wednesday... READ MORE