Two Arrested in String of Clarksdale Burglaries

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police have announced the arrests of two individuals charged with commercial burglary. 56-year-old Jerome Allen and 25-year-old James Persons were identified on surveillance video entering the First United Methodist Church on February 5th; both men were arrested on Tuesday evening and made an initial…


No Word Yet on Coahoma Tourism Audit Results

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — When the Coahoma County Tourism Commission met Wednesday executive director Bubba O’Keefe outlined his vision of marketing Clarksdale with one standard “Visit Clarksdale” logo. The first order of “Visit Clarksdale” car tags are nearly sold out so more will be coming, and O’Keefe wants…






Greenwood-Leflore Has a New Superintendent

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — The newly merged Greenwood-Leflore School District has its first superintendent. By a 3 to 1 vote Wednesday the school board hired Dr. Mary Brown, the current Greenwood School District’s director of curriculum and instruction. Board member Antwoine Williams was absent from the meeting, and board…