CPU Commissioners Aren’t Planning On Leaving

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Despite pressure from Mayor Chuck Espy, the five Clarksdale Public Utility commissioners appear committed to completing their appointed terms. Removal of CPU commissioners requires a valid reason like incompetency or inefficiency. In 2015 the city removed Golden Sharpe, Jimmy Wiley, and Donald Clark from the…





$5000 Reward Offered In MDCC Arson Case

MOORHEAD, MS (Ben Caxton) — A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever was responsible for a series of fires on the Mississippi Delta Community College Campus in Moorhead. Video from security cameras shows a burglar ransacking the Stauffer-Wood Administration Building for more…




Kroger Closing Clarksdale Store Location

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Kroger has announced that it will close its Clarksdale store next year. Scott Hendricks, president of Kroger’s Delta division, says profits have continually declined at the location on State Street, which opened in 1987. About a hundred people work at the grocery store. Some may…