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An audit report earlier this year showed that the Coahoma County Chancery Clerk’s Office was up to six months behind in recording the minutes from meetings conducted by the Coahoma County Board...

Elise Ellington, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Clarksdale’s W.A.

Robbie Linley is the first to admit he should be dead.

While Clarksdale and Coahoma County may share some of the same struggles of businesses and schools in the rest of Mississippi, local leaders believe they stand apart with their ability to work...

Various members of the Clarksdale community came together Saturday morning as part of the first Community Cleanup Day.

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks.

Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams, 62, of Clarksdale, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at North Delta Hospice in Southaven.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home Chapel at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale with the Rev. Rayfield Givens presiding.

His remains will be cremated.


Sylvester Jenkins

Sylvester Jenkins, 64, of Clarksdale, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at his home.

Visitation was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home in Clarksdale.

A funeral was held Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale with the Rev. Louis Pollard officiating.



Willie James Williams

Willie James Williams, 60, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 22, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Alexander Mayes

Alexander Mayes, 45, of Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 17, 2019, in Clarksdale.

A visitation service will be held Friday, March 22, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.






City of Clarksdale recognizes employee, yards of the month

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

The city of Clarksdale recently recognized its Employee of the Month and also named its Yards of the Month.

Lynn Logan, an employee in the city court clerk’s office, was named as the March Employee of the Month. The award was announced the Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners meeting held Monday, March 11.






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H.D. King, Jr., 92, who was retired from Wonder Bread, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at... READ MORE