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An audit report earlier this year showed that the Coahoma County Chancery Clerk’s Office was up to six months behind in recording the minutes from meetings conducted by the Coahoma County Board...

Elise Ellington, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Clarksdale’s W.A.

Robbie Linley is the first to admit he should be dead.

While Clarksdale and Coahoma County may share some of the same struggles of businesses and schools in the rest of Mississippi, local leaders believe they stand apart with their ability to work...

Various members of the Clarksdale community came together Saturday morning as part of the first Community Cleanup Day.

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks.


Community invited to talk 'Enhancing Mississippi's Economic Opportunities' at free luncheon on March 19

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Economic Council will host a talk titled “Enhancing Mississippi’s Economic Opportunities.”

The lunch meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the side dining room of Stone Pony at 226 Delta Ave. in downtown Clarksdale.



Timothy Burrel

Timothy Burrel -- a soldier, leader, educator, entrepreneur and, most of all, a loving devoted husband and father – died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was 76 years old.

Timothy was born on Feb. 18, 1943, in Lyon to the Rev. George and Rosie Burrel, who preceded him in death.


Lee McGarrh, Jr.

Lee McGarrh, Jr., 69, of Perkinston, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee McGarrh, Sr. and Earline C. McGarrh.







Katherine Furr

Katherine Furr, 89, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at her home in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Katherine loved serving Coahoma County for 16 years as a county supervisor. She was a very dedicated lady.




Son of Clarksdale native recognized at Jackson Prep

By STAFF REPORTS,

Charlie Ott (right), the son of Julia Mayfield Ott and Paul Vegas Ott of Jackson, one of 10 STAR students at Jackson Prep is pictured with the STAR teacher he selected: Jackson Prep's championship football coach Ricky Black, a National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year and inductee into the Mississippi Sports H


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H.D. King, Jr., 92, who was retired from Wonder Bread, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at... READ MORE