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On a recent visit to Clarksdale, Joe Grist said he supported four-laning four highways in North Mississippi and Highway 6 to Clarkdale was one of them.
The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Oct. 9 through Oct 15, 2019.
The long arm of the law just got a little longer for those who owe fines to the City of Clarksdale.
Clarksdale is fortunate to have brightly painted murals on walls in this community.
The consultants charged with assessing Clarksdale’s hospital have asked their questions and presented their report to Coahoma County Supervisors last week.

James Earl Payno

James Earl Payno, 40, of Robinsonville died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 in Robinsonville.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.

Charles Milton Lowe

Charles Milton Lowe, 83, formerly of Clarksdale, MS, moved to Merigold in 1973.  He  passed away in Cleveland on Sept. 14, 2019, at Bolivar Medical Center.

Visitation was from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Ray Funeral Home.

Mary Nell Roland

Mary Nell Roland, 86, a Retired School Teacher and Tennis Coach, died Monday, September 23, 2019 at home. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at First United Methodist in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 at First United Methodist in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.



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