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Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at usual locations
The City of Clarksdale voted recently to enter the state’s new program aimed a garnishing the state income tax refunds of those who have unpaid fines from a conviction in city court.
Clarksdale, Coahoma County and the rest of Mississippi head to the polls next week to choose our elected officials. I hope we get it right this time.
Transportation Commissioner candidate visits Clarksdale John Caldwell feels the way the state approaches building highways starts at the wrong place.

CCC to host Choral Music Festival Sunday


They may be the best voices in the State of Mississippi and it will certainly be the best music in Clarksdale Sunday afternoon.

Coahoma Community College’s Lyceum Committee will host the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Choral Music Festival starting at 5 p.m. at The Pinnacle on the campus of Coahoma Community College.

Anne Swentkowski

Anne Swentkowski, 97, passed away Oct. 24, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis. Visitation was 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct.. 30, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale. Funeral mass was 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.

Willie Williams

Willie Williams, 66, died Oct. 24, 2019 at Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis. Funeral services are noon Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 at Union Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Luster Tyler officiating. Burial is at McLaurin Memorial Garden. Visitation is 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Century Funeral Home.



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Weddings & Engagements

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