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On a recent visit to Clarksdale, Joe Grist said he supported four-laning four highways in North Mississippi and Highway 6 to Clarkdale was one of them.
The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Oct. 9 through Oct 15, 2019.
The long arm of the law just got a little longer for those who owe fines to the City of Clarksdale.
Clarksdale is fortunate to have brightly painted murals on walls in this community.
The consultants charged with assessing Clarksdale’s hospital have asked their questions and presented their report to Coahoma County Supervisors last week.

Vincent Whitehead

Vincent Whitehead, 54, died Oct. 12, 2019 at Methodist University in Memphis, Tenn. Public visitation is from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at a time to be announced. Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.


Earlean Mixon Thomas

Mrs. Earlean Mixon Thomas, 88, died Oct. 11, 2019 at her residence in Clarksdale. Public viewing is from 3 to 5 p.m/ Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Tyler presiding. Burial follows at Oakridge Cemetery.



Willie Mae Lester

Ms. Willie Mae Lester, 72, died Oct. 9, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. Public visitation is Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home from 3 to 5 p.m. Funeral service is at noon Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at Mary Bethel M.B. Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Owen Robinson presiding.












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Former Coahoma County High School principal Lynn Lang came in to his old stomping ground as O’... READ MORE

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Vincent Whitehead, 54, died Oct. 12, 2019 at Methodist University in Memphis, Tenn. Public... READ MORE