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Sky Cop cameras, Clarksdale.

Sky Cop Cameras, this is important

From WROX: The Press-Register reports the city of Clarksdale hopes to install Sky Cop cameras in high crime areas of the city.  One camera is being placed at MLK and Garfield as a test and the city will seek bids for up to 50 more for about a quarter-million dollars.  North State Street, Martin Luther […]

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CPU Board out of touch.

More CPU Board actions

From WROX: At Tuesday’s meeting the board of Clarksdale Public Utilities unanimously approved the hiring of a Starkville-based consulting firm to assist with public relations.  Local citizen groups have heavily criticized CPU this year for several items, from the suspension and termination of three executives to lacking transparency and not responding to customer complaints. The […]

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Clarksdale Public Utilities.

CPU Board Update

From WROX: Yesterday the board of Clarksdale Public Utilities voted to stop charging for customers to pick the date their bill is due.  Responding to customer feedback, CPU General Manager Curtis Boschert asked for the change; approximately 300 CPU customers use the “pick a due date” program but effective immediately the utility will no longer […]

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City Hall, Clarksdale.

City Board Update

From WROX: Much of Monday’s meeting of the Clarksdale city board was devoted to the police department.  Chief Sandra Williams, Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez and consultant Fernando Harris outlined corrective actions the department has taken or may take in the next few months to reduce crime, from adding patrol officers and substations in high crime […]

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Ed Seals v. Clarksdale mayor.

Your response to the Seals v. Mayor article

Here’s the public response to the article about the heated debate at a City meeting last month between Commissioner Ed Seals and the mayor. Comments ranged from “wow” to “horrible.”  The article was shared off of this site and the ClarksdaleNews facebook page 223 times. Response totals below are from Dec. 4th to 5:53 pm […]

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George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush.

George W. Bush remembers his father

Former President George W. Bush tears up while eulogizing his father, George H.W. Bush, at the State Funeral in Washington, D. C. yesterday. The 43rd president said his father, the 41st president, taught him how to lead.

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City Hall, Clarksdale.

Ed Seals and the Mayor in spirited debate

The heat of a moment inside a City Meeting This is not something the public usually gets to hear, but it is very much your City at work.  The audio file below is Commissioner Ed Seals and Mayor Chuck Espy in spirited debate concerning the Clarksdale Police Department.  This comes from a City meeting that […]

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