Clarksdale Utilities Report On Harvey Repairs

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At yesterday’s meeting of the Clarksdale Public Utilities board, general manager Mark Johnson informed the commissioners that crews worked diligently on August 31st as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey caused widespread power outages and most customers had power back on by 8 PM that day….



Two Arrested In Shooting Of Tchula Woman

TCHULA, MS (Ben Caxton) — Two men have been arrested following the shooting of a woman in Tchula. Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said Monday that 26-year-old Rodrekus Jimell Washington and 34-year-old Byrekus Washington have been charged with murder in the death of Mary Robinson. 60-year-old Robinson died after being…





Greenville Overgrown With Abandoned Lots

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville residents complained about overgrown lots and abandoned houses to the city council last week and while the city’s planning director understands the frustration about blight, the city’s $150,000 budget is too little to maintain all the overgrown lots. Greenville has cleaned up about 500…