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  The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department has reported an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday morning in east Clarksdale.
The costs of doing business are going up and Clarksdale Public Utilities’ is not immune to rising expenses or the risks of providing a service to the public.
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) invites aspiring teachers to apply to be a member of the next cohort of the Mississippi Teacher Residency (MTR) prog
Carson Douglas Strider, 5, is all smiles after bagging his first buck on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Strider was hunting on Bowman Delta Farm in Coahoma County with the .243 H&R rifle pictured.

Susan A. Byrd

Susan A. Byrd, 56, of Rena Lara,, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at her home.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in Wynne, Ark. Interment will follow in Johnson Cemetery near Fair Oaks, Ark.

Friends may visit at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to service time.






Annie Mae Ainsworth

Annie Mae Ainsworth, 91, of Lyon and retired from Village Grocery, died Dec. 24, 2019. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.




Jimmy Brown Jr.

Jimmy Brown Jr., of Southaven and from Clarksdale, died Dec. 17, 2019 at Desoto Health Care Center in Southaven.

Funeral services were 11 a.m. Dec. 20, 2019 at Woolf Funeral Home of Clarksdale. Visitation was 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 20, 2019.


Daniel Louis Foster

Daniel Louis Foster, 82, died Dec. 6, 2019 at his residence. A lifelong resident of Clarksdale, he had recently moved to Yazoo City. He was born on July 28, 1937 in Coahoma County to Harvey Love Foster and Pearlie Posey Foster.



Alphonso Hamp

Alphonso Hamp, 66, of Clarksdale died Nov. 20, 2019, at home. Visitation was 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.


Charlene Ashmore Yount

Charlene Ashmore Yount, 60, died Dec. 16, 2019, in Sevierville, Tenn. Visitation is 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 3 p.m. Friday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Belen Cemetery in Belen, MS.


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