Today's Top Stories

Weather created issues on the Saturday of Juke Joint Festival weekend for the third consecutive year.

Colleen Buyers from Jade Lake Media out of San Francisco has been putting together a GPS walking tour of approximately 1.4 miles about the history of Clarksdale.

Members of the police and fire departments from the city of Clarksdale and Coahoma County got together Friday for the first-ever Fireman’s Challenge.

At least one member of a board that oversees a youth program in Coahoma County said he has no interest in serving as an advisor.

Dione Thomas believes it’s discipline that makes a good drummer and a willingness to devote countless hours of playing to perfecting the craft.

Two of the top leaders of a state organization geared toward serving industry were impressed with the workforce found in Coahoma County during a recent visit here.

Mary Lois Pearson Jordan Owens

Mrs. Mary Lois Pearson Jordan Owens, 93, of Union City, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Union City.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at White-Ranson Funeral Home with Dr. Cecil Sewell officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral, beginning at 5 p.m.

Steven Staple

Steven Staple, 45, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. 

A public viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.



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Curtis Butler, Jr., 56, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Smyrna, Tenn.