Today's Top Stories
The Aaron E. Henry Community Health Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019. To commemorate the significant milestone, there are many activities and events scheduled this year to showcase the work this organization has done and is continuing to do within the communities it serves.
Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.
Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.
Jonestown remains without a city attorney as the mayor and several council members are split on the three candidates for the position.
Mayor Kenny Lester attempted to hire a new city attorney during a special meeting held Wednesday, Feb. 13, but the position remains vacant.
JONESTOWN — The state IRS paid a visit to Jonestown City Hall on Friday, Feb. 8 claiming the city owes $214,000 in most likely back taxes going all the way to 2004, according to mayor Kenny Lester.
Alderman Unta Wiley said the issues were from previous administrations.
A Clarksdale man was sentenced Feb. 5 to life in prison for the murder of a man in a Clarksdale park in September 2017.
On Feb. 5, Marcus Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury after a two-day trial in Coahoma County Circuit Court.
Two 16-year-old boys were recently arrested and charged with two separate burglaries.
The two juveniles were arrested by officers with the Clarksdale Police Department at 3:45 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in the 300 block of Jefferson Street.
Where to start with today’s topic, of deliberately putting woody garden debris to use? It’s way easier than dragging stuff to the street and a lot simpler than composting. And it can be downright artistic.
Two men have been charged in the burglary of a Clarksdale church.
Jerome Allen, 56, and James Person, 25, were each charged with commercial burglary for the Feb. 5 break-in at the First United Methodist Church at 405 E. Second St. in Clarksdale.
A 22-year-old man who was charged with stealing a vehicle from the parking lot of a hotel last week was captured after a short vehicle and foot pursuit.
Jeremy Rash was placed in the Coahoma County Jail and charged with grand larceny.