Busters Discount Tree Service, Clarksdalle, Mississippi
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Stennis Flag, Mississippi.

Washington Post picks up Clarksdale’s Judge Moore Story

It won’t be often that ClarksdaleNews scoops our national media, but the Washington Post and The Associated Press published articles about Clarksdale Judge Carlos Moore this week too. Mississippi city judge displays flag without rebel symbol By Associated Press October 25 CLARKSDALE, Miss. — A Mississippi judge says his courtroom now displays a proposed new […]

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Spring Initiative, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

This Spring Initiative Video is a Must!

From the new Spring Initiative Newsletter. Dear Spring Friends, Take 3 minutes today to be inspired! (watch the video above) There are so many Spring stories you won’t hear for a long time, some you might not ever learn about. While they might be amazing testaments to our students’ strength and resilience, they aren’t ours to […]

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Dinesh Chawla.

An interview with Dinesh Chawla: it’s extraordinary!

Dinesh Chawla and his brother Suresh of Chawla Hotels are involved in numerous projects here in Clarksdale. They own two operating hotels, and one in development.  They also just announced a educational partnership with Coahoma Community College (The Chawla Hospitality Academy), and are involved in other initiatives to bring business and jobs into town. This […]

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Mississippi State Auditor.

State Auditor Investigation Press Conference Monday

ClarksdaleNews received this at 5:23 pm this Friday.  It is our understanding that this Press Conference may not be about Coahoma County Tourism. PRESS RELEASE Shad White State Auditor State Auditor Shad White Holds Press Conference in Clarksdale to Announce Conclusion of Embezzlement Investigation CLARKSDALE, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White will hold a press […]

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Meraki Roasting Company

Griot Community Clean-Up (Y’all come!)

This is a time for us as community members to come change the narrative about clarksdale. We will all be meeting at Meraki Roasting for free coffee. Starting from there, we will create groups to move strategically through town cleaning up trash. We do not expect to clean it all up in one day, so […]

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Quapaw Canoe Company, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Smithsonian Waterways Exhibit Grand Opening Photos

Sitting there listening to Super Chikan play would’a been a good thing all by itself, but what made it even better was knowing that a Smithsonian Exhibit was inside Quapaw Canoe Company.  On top of that, smiles were contagious throughout a gathered community that always comes out in support of Clarkadale’s unique arts and cultural […]

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Criot Arts Program.

An Actual Griot Arts Grant

We know and appreciate what the Griot Arts Program does here in Clarksdale.  We also know Cali Noland, Ben Lewis, Emily Wisseman, Josea Atibalentja and the rest of the Griot staff, and we’ve seen first hand the results of the service they provide for their students, and for our community as a whole. We also […]

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Smithsonian Waterways

Chikan and Ping Tonight!

The Grand Opening Celebration of Water/Ways Ping & Super Chikan Tonight! In front of Quapaw Canoe Company Friday, Aug 31st, 6-8pm featuring: Bluesman Extraordinaire: James “Super Chikan” Johnson  ~~ and ~~ Wang Ping: Rivers and Spirituality Life of Miracles Yangtze & Mississippi 12 noon Sat, Sept 1   The Program: 6pm  James “Super Chikan” Johnson 6:30-7 pm  Remarks by […]

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