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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.

Ora Lee Morris

Ora Lee Morris, 91, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, at Greenbough Health and Rehabilitation Center in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Delta Burial funeral home at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.

CPU removes fees from Pic-A-Due Date payment program


Clarksdale Public Utilities general manager Curtis Boschert listened to issues customers expressed at community meetings by concerned citizens.

Boschert acted on those concerns during Tuesday’s board meeting by proposing two changes in the standard operating procedure. The proposals were unanimously approved.



A senior at Coahoma County High School and collegiate prospect, Shuniia Wrenn is at the top of... READ MORE


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