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Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at usual locations
The City of Clarksdale voted recently to enter the state’s new program aimed a garnishing the state income tax refunds of those who have unpaid fines from a conviction in city court.
Clarksdale, Coahoma County and the rest of Mississippi head to the polls next week to choose our elected officials. I hope we get it right this time.
Transportation Commissioner candidate visits Clarksdale John Caldwell feels the way the state approaches building highways starts at the wrong place.



Coahoma Community College had a 27-17 lead on homecoming Saturday when Mississippi Delta Community College came to town, but the Tigers could not hang on down the stretch.

CCC (1-4) suffered its fourth consecutive defeat with a 29-27 loss.

Johnson, Street named CCC athletes of week


Coahoma Community College Football braved out a tough 30-21 loss to Itawamba Community College. Joseph Johnson and Dequan Street are shining in the spotlight after giving impressive performances on the gridiron. They have been chosen as the Coahoma Community College "Athletes of the Week" for Week 5 of the 2019 football season.


Will 'Billy' Joe Pearson, III

Will "Billy" Joe Pearson, III, 71, of Clarksdale died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Yalobusha County Nursing Center in Water Valley. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial is in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Willie Staten

Willie Staten, 68, of Clarksdale died Oct. 4, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

Funeral service is noon Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Louis Cotton officiating. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.



Former Coahoma County High School principal Lynn Lang came in to his old stomping ground as O’... READ MORE


Christine (Tina) Dampier McGee, 66, of Cordova, Tenn. died Nov. 16, 2019 at her residence. Public... READ MORE


Christine (Tina) Dampier McGee, 66, of Cordova, Tenn. died Nov. 16, 2019 at her residence. Public... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Sara Catherine Hood and Matthew Lafayette Wilson exchanged their personal handwritten wedding vows... READ MORE


Allegations of an assault have been addressed by Coahoma Community College after the incident... READ MORE