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Clarksdale Police are seeking information on a shooting early Thursday morning that sent a man to a Memphis hospital. Police are also seeking information on three burglaries reported Wednesday.
CLARKSDALE, Miss. – On the sixth day of a 15-day plan to slow Corona Virus spreading, Americans were urged “to stay at home and save lives” by the White House task force during its press conference at noon Saturday.
States under official lockdown orders include New York, California, Washington.
The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Tuesday, March 3, through Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156. All calls remain anonymous.
Lonnie M. Harrison, 87, born Dec. 23, 1932, died at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center April 7, 2020.
Johnnie Samuel Hale, Jr., 91, born Nov. 6, 1928, died at his home in Detroit, Mich., April 4, 2020.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Sharkey Road Cemetery in Glendora. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020.
Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Coahoma Early College High School assistant basketball coach Thomas Williams Sr. added five boys and five girls to his ESPNTom All-State Basketball Team for the 2019-20 season that appeared in last week’s Press Register.
Williams Sr. said every year the boys and girls would each have 15 athletes on the team.
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.
Mayor Chuck Espy and Board of Supervisors President Johnny Newson have ordered a city-wide shutdown in the wake of the coronavirus being reported in Coahoma County.
In a sweeping move, Espy said there will be no gatherings of more than 10 people in the city, his statement was echoed by Newson for the county.
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.
JONESTOWN — After nearly 10 months of Jonestown being without a city attorney, Clarksdale municipal judge Derek Hopson was unanimously approved by the city council to fill the position during the Monday, May 6, meeting.
The cost of going to a Coahoma County High School football game just got a little bit more costlier after the county school district’s board of trustees approved a ticket increase during Tuesday night’s meeting.
The board voted unanimously, with board member Milroy Harris absent from the meeting, to increase the prices from $5 to $7.
The 5.0 Mustang Social Club recently held a coat drive for students at Jonestown Elementary and delivered more than 50 coats to children and families this winter. Funds to purchase new coats for boys and girls were solicited by club members.
EL DORADO, Kansas — Recently, the Coahoma Community College Track Team visited El Dorado to participate in 2018 NJCAA Division I Track and Field Championships. The Tigers finished 21st in the nation with only six CCC athletes participating.