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The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, March 25 through March 31, 2020.
  A higher than normal COVID-19 infection count and easy accessibility to Memphis, Arkansas and the heart of the Mississippi Delta are reasons Coahoma County was chosen as one of the state’s first...
  Authorities in the region are seeking information on the shooting of a juvenile in Tunica County and are asking for the community's help.
  Supervisors and CHS have charted a course and are working to improve healthcare in Clarksdale.






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.





Cooling off

By TROY CATCHINGS,

A trio of friends take time to cool off under splashing water on a very hot evening recently on Florida Avenue. The smiles of, from left, Talena Clark, Tamia Clark and Kennedy Reed make for a very pretty sight on the lush green lawn.





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Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.

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Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.