Clarksdale Officials: "Things Could Get Ugly"

CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson, WROX Radio) — Kappi Allen, the longtime Executive Director of Clarksdale-Coahoma County Tourism resigned on Monday and Marketing Director Lisa Rhoden was fired, several days after rumors began circulating about up to $100,000 in misappropriated funds. The state auditor’s office is expected to begin an investigation…





Mississippi Senate Race Opponents Are Set

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — Mississippi state lawmaker Chris McDaniel, who lost a bitter Republican primary to Mississippi’s senior U.S. Senator Thad Cochran in 2014, is challenging the state’s other Republican senator, Roger Wicker. President Donald Trump is endorsing Wicker even as McDaniel says that he is the candidate who…


Would Be Barbecue Judges Offered Training

CLEVELAND, MS (Ben Caxton) — If you’ve always dreamed of being a judge at a barbecue contest but lacked official training, now’s your chance. With a slate of four contests in the great Delta Barbecue Battle coming up this year, the Memphis Barbecue Network has announced they’ll be offering judges’…



CPU Discusses New LED Streetlighting For Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At Tuesday’s meeting the Clarksdale Public Utilities board received an overview of regulatory compliance changes from consultant Meg McNaul and recognized electrical line workers Antonio Coburn and Parker Jones for their efforts to restore power following outages in last week’s storm. General Manager Mark Johnson…