Robert Burkhalter, Jr., 68, died Sept. 26, 2019 at Greenbough Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 2, 1950 and his parents, Robert Burkhalter, Jr. and Henrietta Buckhalter, preceded him in death.
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Coahoma Community College and Itawamba Community College faced some adversity this season. Both teams were desperate and hungry to get a win in the MACJC North Division. Itawamba worked up a big start, but Coahoma didn't flee that easily.
Coahoma Early College High School was on a three-game winning streak headed into Rosa Fort High School in Tunica Friday night and had a chance for another victory late, but missed opportunities proved costly down the stretch.
The Tigers (3-2) lost 20-14.
Coahoma Community College Football experienced a tough 26-17 loss to Northeast Mississippi Community College. Jawonta Woodruff, Sammy Carter Jr., and Jarod Wetzel debuted their exceptional athletic talent through significant plays during the matchup.
Coahoma County High School scored a combined 16 points during the first four games of the football and opened 1-3.
The Red Panthers (1-4) lost for the third consecutive week 48-20 at Holly Springs Friday night, but they scored more points than all of the other games combined.
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.
Floyd Luster Sr., 69, of Lyon died Sept. 23, 2019 at his residence.
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.
Edward Carstaigo Fields, 61, a Clarksdale native and war veteran, died Sept. 23, 2019. He was born July 24, 1958.
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.