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Wicker decides against Trump

Wicker one of 12 Republicans to side against Trump’s border wall emergency declaration From THE CLARION LEDGER by Sarah Fowler Sen. Roger Wicker was one of 12 Republicans to side with Democrats Thursday, passing a resolution against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to build a border wall. The vote will likely force Trump’s first veto […]

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Clarksdale Coahoma County Tourism.

Tourism Board Update: 6 grants awarded, lots more going on

From WROX: Six funding grants were approved at yesterday’s public meeting of the Coahoma County Tourism Commission.  The board approved grants of $7500 for the Juke Joint Festival, $5500 for the Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival, $3000 for the Deep Blues Festival, $1000 for the Birthplace of American Music Festival and $540 for the […]

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Maple Melton, Clarksdale, MIssissippi.

The Better Clarksdale Foundation on Maple Melton, Pt. 1

Justice for Maple From THE BETTER CLARKSDALE FOUNDATION by Marvin Reddick Disclaimer:  Neither the Better Clarksdale Foundation nor the writer of this article claim legal authority and do not intend for this article to be construed as legal advice. The Better Clarksdale Foundation in keeping with our mission of Activism is conducting an independent investigation […]

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Handcuffs, Clarksdale, MIssissippi.

Handgun charge stops a fleeing Roosevelt Smith

From WROX: A weekend traffic violation has resulted in the arrest of 38-year old Roosevelt Smith. Clarksdale police stopped Smith Saturday night around 6:30PM near Yazoo and 5th Street.  Smith ran from the scene but was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit and was charged with being a felon in possession of a handgun. Today’s […]

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The old Clarksdale High School.

City Board Update: will the old Clarkdale High become a senior center?

From WROX: At yesterday’s meeting of the Clarksdale mayor and commissioners builder Chris Collins unveiled his company’s plans to convert the old Clarksdale High School to senior residential apartments.  A grant application will be submitted this week to Mississippi Home Corporation for funds to restore the building’s exterior and Collins was optimistic about its chance […]

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Coahoma County Sheriff star graphic.

Tracy Vance and Jovas Haynes complete Sheriff leadership training

From COAHOMA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE First Line Leadership Level 1 Training Program: Receiving certificates for completion of this important course are Coahoma County Sheriff Deputies Sergeant Tracy Vance and Corporal Jovas Haynes. Today’s articles: Demarco Brown busted on multiple charges GPS ankle bracelet leads to Clarksdale arrest Ole Miss interim chancellor on Confederate Statue 2 […]

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Adrienne Hudson in the Mississippi Today article on school teacher shortages.

School teacher raises headed to Mississippi House for debate

From WROX: A plan to raise pay for Mississippi teachers is headed to the House for debate.   On Monday the House Education Committee voted to amend Senate Bill 2770, which cleared the House Appropriations Committee yesterday.  Senators had proposed paying $500 a year for two years in the form of an annual bonus. The education […]

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