Fundraiser For Clarksdale Library On Friday

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — “For the Love of Books”, the annual fundraiser for Carnegie Public Library’s “Community Book Talks” lecture series, is tomorrow at Clarksdale’s Cutrer Mansion beginning at 5:30. Tickets are $20, are available in advance at the library or at the door. For more information about this…


Greenwood Man Killed By Shot To The Head

GREENWOOD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A Greenwood man is dead after being shot Tuesday evening. 48-year-old Bryan Keith Ramsey died of a gunshot wound to the head according to the Leflore County deputy coroner. Greenwood Police responded to a call of shots fired near the intersection of Broad Street and…



Board Hears Update From CPU Attorney

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — There was no discussion of Clarksdale Public Utilities during Monday’s Clarksdale board meeting, but Attorney General Jim Hood’s opinion regarding the transfer of surplus funds came up at the utility commission’s meeting yesterday. CPU attorney David Hunt explained that opinions from the AG are formulated…



Deaton Back To Face Charges In Mississippi

MISSISSIPPI (Ben Caxton) — A man convicted in Kansas on charges of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated robbery has returned to Mississippi. Alex Deaton will go on trial this summer for murder, drive-by shooting, and automobile theft indictments. Deaton is accused of strangling his girlfriend, stealing her SUV, and shooting…