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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.







Darren Byest

Darren Byest, 45, of St. Louis, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at St. Louis University Hospital.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Jessie Mae Clark Morris

Jessie Mae Clark Morris, 73, of 4070 Farrell Road in Clarksdale, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2018, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from noon to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.



Mary Helen Phillips

Mary Helen Phillips, 82, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale. The family hour will run from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday.






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Obituaries

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