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Coahoma county reported its first fatality due to COVID-19 Saturday.
  The crush started at Walmart Thursday night as the community geared up for Gov. Tate Reeves' order to shelter in place until April 20.
The $2.2 trillion stimulus package just enacted by the U.S. Congress sports an incredible number.
With stores and restaurants closing or reducing hours as a result of this pandemic, many hard-working Mississippians are suddenly out of work.
  Jonestown Mayor Kenny Lester announced Sunday the town will be closing from 5 p.m. until 6 a.m. daily until further notice.









Ethel Mae Thomas

Ethel Mae Thomas, 66, of Clarksdale died Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale.


Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark, 50, of Clarksdale died Friday, February 28, 2020 at home in Clarksdale.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.




Willie Charles Clay

Willie Charles Clay, 53, of Clarksdale died Feb. 25, 2020 at his residence.  Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at New Faith Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Ringo presiding.  Burial follows at Anitoch Church Cemetery.


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Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.

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Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.