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Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City...

It was an unprecedented amount of success for high school basketball in Coahoma County for the 2018-19 season.

Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins is projected to be selected in the first or second round of the NFL Draft this weekend, but the Clarksdale native has not forgotten his roots.

Civil rights pioneer and trailblazer James Meredith will be speaking at Coahoma Community College in The Pinnacle at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Several Coahoma County businessmen learned of a new avenue Monday that they hope will lead them to grab a share of the millions of dollars being spent on utility projects within the state of...

Local attorney Joe Gibbs has been practicing law for 48 years and received one of his biggest honors in February with a lifetime achievement award from the Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association...


Ester 'Jean' Williams

Ester “Jean” Williams, 57, of Clarksdale, died at Baptist East Memorial Hospital in Memphis Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale with the Rev. Louis J. Cotton presiding. Burial is at Blaine Cemetery in Blaine.



Jennifer Ann McGee

Jennifer Ann McGee, 52, of Jonestown died Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 17, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Earlene Davis Sims

Earlene Davis Sims, 86, a retired bookkeeper Corso Distribution, died Monday, May 13, 2019 at North Delta Hospice and Palliative Service in Southaven. Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Lyon Baptist Church in Lyon.




Nancy Marie Hood Neely

Nancy Marie Hood Neely, 67, a retired Teacher of Coahoma County and Lee Academy, died May 9, 2019 at her home in Olive Branch.

Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Church of Christ in Clarksdale. Funeral services are noon Saturday at Church of Christ in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.




Roberta Smith DeFord

Roberta Smith DeFord, 97, passed away Monday, May 7 in Starkville. She was a longtime resident of Duncan and had moved to Starkville 3 years ago. She was a member of Duncan Baptist Church.



Channie Mae Abby

Channie Mae Abby, 89, of Clarksdale died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Cleveland.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Annie M. Parnell

Annie M. Parnell, 84, of Clarksdale, MS died Monday, May 6, 2019 at Greenbough Nursing Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 10, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


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Walneika Holmes made history for women’s basketball at Coahoma Community College by becoming... READ MORE


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Curtis J. Manus, 84, a retired from D&L, died May 15, 2019 at his home in Clarksdale.... READ MORE