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Authorities executed a search warrant and raided a suspected drug house in south Clarksdale with more than one person detained and what is believed to be a...

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

A senseless drive-by shooting at a post high school graduation party Saturday night resulted in four people being hit by gunfire with one sent to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City...

It was an unprecedented amount of success for high school basketball in Coahoma County for the 2018-19 season.

Community invited to talk 'Enhancing Mississippi's Economic Opportunities' at free luncheon on March 19

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Economic Council will host a talk titled “Enhancing Mississippi’s Economic Opportunities.”

The lunch meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the side dining room of Stone Pony at 226 Delta Ave. in downtown Clarksdale.


Timothy Burrel

Timothy Burrel -- a soldier, leader, educator, entrepreneur and, most of all, a loving devoted husband and father – died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was 76 years old.

Timothy was born on Feb. 18, 1943, in Lyon to the Rev. George and Rosie Burrel, who preceded him in death.



Lee McGarrh, Jr.

Lee McGarrh, Jr., 69, of Perkinston, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee McGarrh, Sr. and Earline C. McGarrh.







Katherine Furr

Katherine Furr, 89, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at her home in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Katherine loved serving Coahoma County for 16 years as a county supervisor. She was a very dedicated lady.




Son of Clarksdale native recognized at Jackson Prep

By STAFF REPORTS,

Charlie Ott (right), the son of Julia Mayfield Ott and Paul Vegas Ott of Jackson, one of 10 STAR students at Jackson Prep is pictured with the STAR teacher he selected: Jackson Prep's championship football coach Ricky Black, a National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year and inductee into the Mississippi Sports H



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Sports

Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Martha Lou Fox Farris, 88, a homemaker from Clarksdale, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at home.... READ MORE