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Clarksdale city officials will be asking the city’s voters to approve a $17 million bond referendum this summer that they believe will help ease flooding.

A Clarksdale man was sentenced to life in prison after a Coahoma County jury recently found him guilty in the 2013 killing of a 61-year-old grocery store owner the day after Christmas.

A Clarksdale man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday, Jan.

The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors will be appealing the Mississippi Supreme Court’s ruling issued earlier this month that would allow the city of Clarksdale to annex three areas currently...

John Craig Amerson, who works in the city of Clarksdale’s public works department was recently recognized as the city’s Employee of the Month for January.

“Giants Chronicles: The Incredible Story of Charlie Conerly” was a film that could hit home to many in Clarksdale and also create interest throughout the country.

Steven Staple

Steven Staple, 45, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. 

A public viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.


Donald Pace

Donald Pace, 55, of Clarksdale, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.



Rebbie Buckley

Rebbie Buckley, 98, of Charleston, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Audrey Wright

Audrey Wright, 70, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.






Arlene Jean Talley

Arlene Jean Talley, 66, of Hot Springs, Ark., and formerly of Ripley, Tenn., passed away on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. 

Mrs. Talley was a bookkeeper for Talley Farms and co-owner of Nellie May’s Boutique. She was a member of the Elks Lodge and participated with Relay For Life. 






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Eugenia Ann “Susie” Bailey, 78, a Clarksdale resident who was a retired bookkeeper at John... READ MORE