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Freddie Williams, 48, of Tunica, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Tunica County.
A public viewing was held Friday, Feb., 22, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.
It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.
As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.
On Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, God called home John Gilbert, 78. A longtime resident of Tupelo, he passed away at home.
John was born July 21, 1940, to John Amos Gilbert and Dorotha Brewer Stewart in Clarksdale.
He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and “Pops.”
New members of the National Technical Honor Society and the Career and Technical Education Ambassadors of the Carl Keen CTE Center were inducted on Jan.
New members of the National Technical Honor Society and the Career and Technical Education Ambassadors of the Carl Keen CTE Center were inducted on Jan. 9. NTHS advisor Wilma Bays and CTE ambassadors advisor Shirlaurence Fair inducted the new members.
Clarksdale mayor Chuck Espy put criminals on notice when local law enforcement officers met at the Expo Center Thursday morning for a public service announcement letting the community know police departments would be stepping up their games.
Shortly after the 2016 Presidential Election, I wrote a column expressing my discontent for the Electoral College.