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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.

Thomas Williams Jr., right, makes a move for Coahoma Early College High School in their game against West Tallahatchie on Tuesday night.

500 rebounds


Thomas Williams Jr. is just a little more than halfway into his high school basketball career, but he already has surpassed the 500-rebound mark.

Williams Jr., a post player for Coahoma Early College High School, has 506 rebounds four games into his junior year.

Jerry Christian Adams

Jerry Christian Adams, 70, of Jonestown, died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Memphis.

There will be a public viewing from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at Delta Burial in Clarksdale.



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