Coahoma Tourism Gets a New Director

COAHOMA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale native Bubba O’Keefe will be the new executive director of Coahoma County Tourism beginning January 1st. O’Keefe was selected for the job over a dozen other applicants. Over the years O’Keefe has developed many properties in Clarksdale including the Lofts at the Five…


Homicide and Armed Robbery in Clarksdale

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Clarksdale police are investigating a Monday homicide and Tuesday armed robbery. Kevin Robinson was shot and killed Monday night when someone opened fire on a home on 9th Street. CPD is being assisted by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Tuesday evening cash was taken during…


Clarksdale Utility Hires PR Firm

CLARKSDALE, MS (Paul Wilson WROX Radion) — At Tuesday’s meeting the board of Clarksdale Public Utilities unanimously approved the hiring of a Starkville-based consulting firm to assist with public relations. Local citizen groups have heavily criticized CPU this year for several items, from the suspension and termination of three executives…



Infant Murder Charges Hinge on Autopsy

GREENVILLE, MS (Ben Caxton) — Greenville Police released a statement Wednesday evening saying that they have been officially notified of the passing of the baby born three months prematurely to the 23-year-old woman who was found shot five times on a Greenville street Sunday afternoon. Assistant Chief Michael Merchant says…


Infant Delivered After Shooting Dies

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — The baby delivered 3-months prematurely by a Greenville woman who was shot five times by her boyfriend on Sunday has died. The six-months pregnant 23-year-old was transported to Delta Regional Medical Center and then flown to Jackson for treatment after police found her lying wounded…