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The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

A senseless drive-by shooting at a post high school graduation party Saturday night resulted in four people being hit by gunfire with one sent to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

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.


Josh Valentine, Sr.

Josh Valentine, Sr., 82, of Clarksdale died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, May 31, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.



Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr.

Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May 20, 2019. Visitation is Thursday, May 23, 2019, 1 to 2 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS.




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.



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Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Frances "Fani" Townsend Atkinson, 93, of Magnolia formerly of Raymond and Drew, went to Heaven... READ MORE