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  Someone may have jumped off the Helena Bridge over the Mississippi River early Tuesday morning and authorities are looking for a man and information about him.
  Two juveniles were shot Sunday afternoon and authorities are seeking details on a vehicle and suspect possibly involved in the incident.
  Coahoma County reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and a Long Term Care (LTC) facility has reported another death.
  Students who are six-years-old as of Sept. 1 and who have not attained the age of 17 as of Sept. 1 must go to school as required by state law.



Linda Young

Linda Young, 49, of Clarksdale died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at home.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.


Linda Brooks Whitehead

Linda Brooks Whitehead, 79, a retired teacher from Clarksdale,, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center. Graveside service is 9 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2020 at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.



Ethel Johnson

Ethel Johnson, 70, of Clarksdale, born in December 1950, died.

Funeral services are noon Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 with the Rev. Tyler officiating. Graveside services are at Oak Ridge Cenetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arraangments.







DeAndre Tyson

DeAndre Tyson, 11, of St. Paul, Minn., died July 23, 2020.

Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 at Friars Point Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Elmore presiding.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.


Augusta C. Johnson

Augusta C. Johnson, 81, of Lambert died July 21, 2020 at his sister's residence. Memorial will be held at noon Aug. 8, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home with Pastor Charles Young presiding.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.


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