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The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

A senseless drive-by shooting at a post high school graduation party Saturday night resulted in four people being hit by gunfire with one sent to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City...

It was an unprecedented amount of success for high school basketball in Coahoma County for the 2018-19 season.

Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins is projected to be selected in the first or second round of the NFL Draft this weekend, but the Clarksdale native has not forgotten his roots.

Tomer Katz

By TROY CATCHINGS,

This big and bright smile is coming from Tomer Katz, a citizen of Israel. Here he cuddles a favorite hat after witnessing and listening to great gospel music at the Sunflower River Gospel Festival at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium.




Percy Rivers

By TROY CATCHINGS,

Percy Rivers left Clarksdale about 49 years ago to live in Chicago. He has missed friends and family and plans to return here to live  with his ever present smile. Hurry back, Percy!





Mae Smith

By TROY CATCHINGS,

Mae Smith flashes the smile that has been seen by visitors from around the world while visiting the Delta Blues Museum. Smith is often considered as one of great ambassador for Clarksdale and the Mississippi Delta.



Volunteers and staff members at the Rev. S. L. A. Jones Activity Center

By TROY CATCHINGS,

Volunteers and staff members at the Rev. S. L. A. Jones Activity Center are all smiles as they wait to give away the nice prizes in the background at a recent event at the center.  Pictured are, from left, Jennifer Walton, Trey Hamby, Gertrude Vincent, Roderick Gordon and Patricia Payno.






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Sports

Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Frances "Fani" Townsend Atkinson, 93, of Magnolia formerly of Raymond and Drew, went to Heaven... READ MORE