Mars Food jobs on the way

Mars Food is preparing for the new jobs its recently-announced expansion will bring. Mars Food North America will work with Mississippi Delta Community College’s Capps Technology Center and the Chamber & Economic Development Center of Washington County to fill the jobs that were created when Mars Food announced a major…


Burglary suspects arrested in Bolivar County

The Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department has announced arrests in recent burglaries and recovery of many items. 20-year-old Devonzio Price of Beulah faces charges for allegedly stealing guns, TV’s and high-priced items totaling over 20-thousand dollars from a cabin at Merigold Hunting Club. 24-year-old Brandon Johnson of Clarksdale was arrested for…


Council awards Bowman contract

The long-awaited repairs to the eastbound lanes of Bowman Boulevard may begin soon, now that the City Council has awarded the project to the lone bidder. APAC-Mississippi was awarded the contract for more than 767-thousand dollars. The project involves the resurfacing a mile-long stretch of Bowman from South Main to…




Drugs go missing in Clarksdale

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations is looking into a missing drugs case at the Clarksdale Police Department. The drugs were reportedly not locked up in the evidence room and vanished.


Another delay for the Delta Sportsplex

The long-planned Delta Sportsplex hit another snag when the Washington County Board of Supervisors voted to reject both bids that came in for construction on the multi-million dollar stadium. The board said no to a 2.66 million dollar bid from Florence-based Hemphil Construction and a 2.47 million bid from Inverness-based…