Clarksdale Commissioners Discuss New Baseball Park

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — During yesterday’s city board meeting Clarksdale’s commissioners retained the P3 Group and Jackson’s M3 Architecture Group to undertake a feasibility study for a baseball and multi-purpose field and water activity park. The board also considered a request to change the 100 block of School Street,…





Mississippi Metro Areas Lag Nation In Growth

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Economic growth in Mississippi’s three metropolitan areas lagged the national average in 2016. Numbers released last week by the U.S. Commerce Department show the economy shrank slightly in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula metro area, was flat in metro Jackson and grew in Hattiesburg. The Mississippi Gulf Coast…


$25,000 Grant For IPads In Monticello Schools

MONTICELLO, AR (Ben Caxton) — Monsanto is sending some money for iPads to Monticello schools. The district will be receiving $25,000 which they will use to purchase iPads for the Monticello Intermediate School’s Project Lead the Way model classrooms. Area farmers nominated the school district and the grant through the…