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Coahoma Early College High School lost just one regular season game, but the playoffs is when it really counts.
The Tigers (27-1) were up to the challenge Tuesday night with an 87-36 home victory against Belmont High School in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs. They host Holly Springs at 6 p.m. Saturday.
When the fire alarm goes off, Clarksdale firefighters respond and face the same dangers whether it is an accidental fire or arson.
Clarksdale Fire Chief Rocky Nabors said the department responded to a call earlier this week that is believed to be arson and thankfully none of his men were hurt.
Senator Cindy Hyde Smith spent two days in Clarksdale this week learning about the community’s successes and enjoying Delta culture.
The Senator’s visit was part of a five stop tour of the Delta Wednesday that began in Clarksdale. Her visit here included stops at PeopleShores and Saf-T-Cart.
Curtis D. Morton, 57, both in September 1962, died Feb. 13, 2020 in Nebraska.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at Mt. Oliver Church in Jonestown with the Rev. Coleman presiding. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.
Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Martha Hatchett, 74, of Clarksdale died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at Merit Health Hospital in Clarksdale.
A viewing will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale.
The Clarksdale Coahoma County Relay for Life Kickoff meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the cafeteria at Northwest MS Regional Medical Center, 1970 Hospital Drive.
If you are interested in joining the planning committee, please attend. For details contact Dianne Mitchell at 662-624-3522.
In an emergency call 911.
The following contact information is being offered as a public service to the community.
Please read the entire list and call the appropriate department to address your concern.
Clarksdale Police Dept.
Chief Sandra Williams: 621-8129
Recount will not affect other races or Aug. 27 runoff election
Four Coahoma County Democratic candidates are asking for an examination of ballot boxes for a wide range of reasons, including alleged voter fraud and polling place errors following the Aug. 6 primary election.
Ca’Stancia Leroyce Sonley, 37, of Clarksdale died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis.
A family viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Peacock, to Joshua Davis Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Van Robert Fowler of Clarksdale.
FedEx Corp. is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20. The museums will also be open free of charge Saturday, January 18, and Sunday, January 19.
Robert Blake Ashmore was convicted this morning of first-degree murder of Mason Howard, 19, with a 12-gauge shotgun on April 9, 2016 and sentenced to life in prison under the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
The verdict came in a jury trial in second circuit judge Al Smith’s courtroom.
It will be easier for a business that doesn’t offer food to serve up a beer in downtown Clarksdale after action by the city’s board of commissioners Monday.
And downtown revelers will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi thanks to a boost from the city.
I could write about the impeachment proceedings, the war in Syria or the never-ending trade war with China.
No, I prefer to stay a little closer to home. Let’s talk about a few of the things that really matter in this world we call Clarksdale and Coahoma County.
The leader of an organization that is committed to bringing economic development to the Mississippi Delta and surrounding areas believes he has a plan to get more people working.
Delta State University student Antwyan J’wan Moore, of Friars Point, and a Kappa Pi art honor society member was recently recognized for receiving the Next Generation of Leaders Award at an honor ceremony on the Delta State campus.
Moore is a graphic design major with a concentration in painting who will graduate May 2020.