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The home of Betty Hicks at 324 Jefferson Avenue was the recipient of the Clarksdale Yard of the Month for August. Hicks has a variety of flowers blooming in her yard year-round and large crepe myrtle trees that give both shade and color to the property. Hicks is shown with her faithful dog Brownie.
The Clarksdale Rotary Club welcomed the Governor of Rotary District 6800 Jonathan Maddox to their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 3. Shown are from left, Senior Member Joe Gibbs, Clarksdale Rotary President Sanford Johnson, Gov. Maddox and Assistant District Governor Robin Dambrino.
Stanley Lee Jantz was born Sept. 12, 1932, to Joseph and Audra Burch Jantz in Copeland, Kan. He peacefully passed away on Sept. 3, 2019 at his home in Clarksdale, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle with ALS.
Coahoma Early College High School could not get much going with any of its running backs, but senior quarterback Willie Eagins stepped up with 177 passing yards for two touchdowns en route to a 19-6 win at Leland Friday night.
The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Aug. 24 through Sept. 3, 2019.
Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156. All calls remain anonymous.
Charles went to be with his Lord Sept. 2, 2019. He was born March 2, 1933 to Willie Philpot Hannah and James Ervin Hannah in Mattson, he served in the Airforce and was stationed in El Paso, Texas, when he married his childhood sweetheart, Flossie Youngblood. It would have been their 66th wedding anniversary Sept. 4.