City of Clarksdale

Rachel Parker Dear.

Rachel Parker Dear Arts & Culture District Sign Goes Up.

The Arts & Culture District sign honoring Rachel Parker Dear went up last week.  Mounted by Clarksdale Public Utilities, the sign is on the corner of the street where Rachel lived, which shared an alley with Dr. Aaron Henry’s pharmacy on Martin Luther King Blvd. (it was “4th” St. back then). Rachel Parker was a […]

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City of Clarksdale Commissioner Willie Turner Jr. visits the 4th grade class of Booker T. Washington school in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

Commissioner Turner visits Booker T. Washington 4th Grade Class

City of Clarksdale Commissioner Willie Turner Jr. visits the 4th grade class of Booker T. Washington school in Clarksdale, Mississippi. On what the school calls “Career Day”, Commissioner Turner talked about the various aspects, insights and experiences of his important law enforcement career, his career at the fire department and also about the beginning of […]

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Clarksdale Mayor and Commissioners watching the new Clarksale staff photo shoot.

New City of Clarksdale Staff Photos Shot

New photographs were taken of the City of Clarksdale at large at City Hall about 10:00 am on Monday.  Also the City staff was photographed in groups:  The Mayor and Commissioners, the Police Department, the Fire Department, Public Works and the City administrative staff. Photos were shot by Troy Catchings from the Clarksdale Press Register […]

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Clarksdale Police and Fire Department retirement ceremony.

Police and Fire Department Retirement Ceremony

Mayor Chuck Espy, the City of Clarksdale Commissioners, the City Administrative Staff, and the Clarksdale Police and Fire Departments honor their own in a heartfelt retirement in the Bus Station.  The lunch event featured good cheer, good food and a sincere appreciation for the important service that Edward Woods, C.W. Grayson, Milton Williams and Campbell […]

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Clarksdale Public Utilities logo.

CPU is first Utility Board in State with APPA Certification

BY CHRIS CAMPOS,  Director CPU Public Relations. CLARKSDALE, Monday, January 29, 2018 – The Clarksdale Public Utilities (CPU) Commission is the first municipal utility governing board in the state of Mississippi to have all of its members to be certified by and to graduate from the American Public Power Association (APPA) Public Utility Governance Certification […]

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ARts & Culture District Information Sign.

Arts & Culture District Information Signs

The Arts & Culture District project was originally slated to be 33 signs, and most of those were focused on the music and musicians that gave us the birthplace of the blues.  Some of the artists in the original mix, Willie Brown for example, are much known to music historians and intrepid blues fans, but […]

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Clarksdale buisness leader, Hal Fiser.

Hal Fiser Arts & Culture District sign goes up

The Hal Fiser honorary Arts & Culture District sign was just mounted in historic downtown Clarksdale.  Mounted by Clarksdale Public Utilities, the sign is located on E. 1st Ave. across the street from The Fiser Agency, the real estate and insurance firm Hal created and worked out of for much of his adult life. Hal […]

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