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city (1990 pop. 19,717), seat of Coahoma co., NW Miss., on the Sunflower River; inc. 1882. It is a processing and distribution center for agriculture, its main resource. There is also light manufacturing. Clarksdale also is a major center for rhythm-and-blues music.
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Tenders are invited for localized repairs to clarksdale apartments, scotland villa, & capital square for damaged caused by burst water lines.
The VR Academy based in Clarksdale has been created to provide young people in Mississippi both access and opportunity to the growing industry of VR and AR, said Vince Jordan, who is director of the non-profit VR Academy and CEO and president of the for-profit VR production company Lobaki, Inc.
The 10th annual Deep Blues Festival in Clarksdale is set for October 12-15, 2017, and will showcase live blues music throughout the town, day and night, featuring artists from across the country as well as locally renowned bluesmen.
said at a news conference at the Trump Tower in New York that the first three American Idea hotels will be in Mississippi in the towns of Cleveland, Clarksdale and Greenville.
The battle resulted in Northwest "removing their channels"in Idaho Falls, Pocatello,and Lewiston, Idaho; and Clarksdale, Winona, Yazoo, Grenada and Cleveland, Miss.
181-bed Merit Health Northwest Mississippi in Clarksdale, Miss.
The deal includes the 95-bed Merit Health Gilmore Memorial in Amory, Mississippi; 112-bed Merit Health Batesville in Batesville, Mississippi; 181-bed Merit Health Northwest Mississippi in Clarksdale, Mississippi; and 126-bed Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring, Florida.
The tornado touched down near Clarksdale, the National Weather Service said, then the storm system quickly moved through the top of the state and into Tennessee.
The tornado hit the town of Clarksdale where it leveled many houses before quickly moving north to the top of the state toward Tennessee, US National Weather Service said on its website.
Mayor Bill Luckett of Clarksdale, a longtime friend of the actor, confirms the plane made a controlled forced landing before dark Saturday.
AP) -- A fundraising campaign to support a new radio station on the Clarksdale campus of Coahoma Community College has brought in $175,000.
You can hear the authentic stuff in the few remaining "juke joints" like Po Monkeys on a Thursday night in Merigold, or the Reds Club in Clarksdale, home of music icons like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, and the modern-era Ike Turner, who teamed up with Tina before "treating her bad," as a blues singer would say.