The members of the local Iota Delta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority held its annual MLK Day of Service program on Monday at the First Baptist Church located on MLK Jr. Boulevard in Clarksdale.
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Dreary weather is forcing me to stay indoors, but I am comforted by my cherished potted tropical plants. Some, however, are really ugly to visitors, which makes me love ‘em even more.
Mary Lee Wilder, 84, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
A public viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial funeral home , 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.
George Harrison Beam, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.
After graduation from Sunflower High School in 1955, he began a career with South Central Bell, retiring in 1987 with 31 years of service.
Residents in two areas north of Clarksdale will continue to be county residents and not be annexed into the city after a ruling issued by the state’s highest court last week.
The ruling apparently puts an end to a land tussle that dates back eight years and could end up costing local taxpayers nearly $1.5 million.
The ninth annual Clarksdale Film Festival will be taking place on Friday and Saturday and it is continuing to evolve each year.
The Coahoma County branch of the NAACP, a chapter that has been around since 1953, installed its officers for a two-year term at Chapel Hill M.B. Church Sunday afternoon.
All officers served in their positions the previous term.