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Govt Updates

Coahoma County election update.

March 1st County Office election filing deadline… and more

From WROX: In the first week of qualifications 17 Democratic candidates filed the required paperwork to run for county offices this year.  The filing deadline is March 1st; the primary election will take place on August 6th and the general election for county and statewide offices will be held November 5th. Except for tax assessor […]

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Trent Lott blasts congress leaders

‘Bad as I’ve ever seen’: Trent Lott blasts congressional leaders over Trump border wall impasse From MISSISSIPPI TODAY by Adam Ganucheau and Larrison Campbell WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the partial federal government shutdown dragged into its third week, a former U.S. Senate leader from Mississippi slammed fellow Republicans President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader […]

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Reducing the number of Boards and Commissions: is this a path to a better Clarksdale?

From WROX: Mississippi’s secretary of state is running for lieutenant governor.  Republican Delbert Hosemann says he wants to reduce the number of boards and commissions and make state government more responsive to the public.  Hosemann is an attorney who grew up in Vicksburg.     Democratic state Representative Jay Hughes, an Oxford attorney, is also running for […]

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Clarksdale Public Utilities.

CPU Board Meeting Update

From WROX: At yesterday’s meeting the board of Clarksdale Public Utilities approved insurance quotes from the Fiser Agency and Southgroup Insurance for the utility’s 2019 coverage, and after some discussion the board approved a sponsorship request from the Clarksdale Film Festival.  Responding to a question from board chairman James Hicks, general manager Curtis Boschert said […]

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Mississippi preschool grant.

Will Clarksdale preschools get any of this new State grant?

From WROX: Mississippi is receiving a $10.6 million federal grant for preschool programs.  Governor Phil Bryant says the grant will expand a system developed by his State Early Childhood Advisory Council and the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Mississippi’s plan includes coaching and technical assistance for employees of child care centers and aims to help […]

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Well darn, B.B. King license plates are no more

From WROX: Mississippi drivers will get new license plates this year to replace ones featuring the guitar of blues legend B.B. King.  The state’s standard license plate is redesigned every few years, partly as a way of catching people who fail to pay their annual renewal fees.  Drivers receive the new plate when they renew […]

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Clarksdale police busy over New Year’s holiday

From WROX: Between December 28th and New Years Day Clarksdale police investigated six auto burglaries, three residential break-ins and one commercial burglary.  Two aggravated assaults were also reported in which three people received non-fatal wounds.  Random gunfire was reported on New Year’s Eve; calls to police dispatch coming in from across the city faster than […]

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Peopleshores job fair, Clarksdale.

PeopleShores job fair tomorrow!

PeopleShores, an outsourcing company locating in Clarksdale, is now hiring for the position of BUSINESS PROCESS ASSOCIATE. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED Career Readiness Certification Silver level or above Excellent Communications Skills Some Computer Skills Thursday, 3 January 2019 from 09:00-13:00 Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce 1540 Desoto Ave, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614

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Scam phone calls alert.

Beware fake Social Security Admin call scam

From WROX: Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is warning residents about fake calls that appear to be from the Social Security Administration asking for your Social Security number and money.  The scammers have spoofed the SSA’s real 800 number and will ask you to confirm your SSN number, often saying your number is linked to […]

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