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  Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, the head-turning 20-year-old blues guitarist and vocalist from Clarksdale, will perform live at Proud Larry’s in Oxford this evening.
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Troy Lee Jones

Troy Lee Jones

Aug. 2, 2018

Troy Lee Jones, 55, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, at Baptist Methodist Hospital in Southaven.

Born on July 8, 1963, in Shelby, he was a graduate of Mississippi Valley State University, earning a bachelor’s degree.



Lizzie Young

Lizzie Young

Aug. 1, 2018

On Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, Lizzie Young, wife, mother and sister, passed away at the age of 83 years.


Shirley Brown Cole

Shirley Brown Cole

Aug. 4, 2018

Shirley Brown Cole, 67, died on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at her residence.

She retired from the Clarksdale Municipal School District as food service director in 2013.









Moving foward: Responsibilities shuffled during suspension of three CPU supervisors

By JOSH TROY,

The show must go on.

With Clarksdale Public Utilities general manager Mark Johnson, chief financial officer Steve Reed and director of communications and public relations Chris Campos suspended with pay pending an investigation, others are taking on their responsibilities to try and meet the needs of customers.



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