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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.
Expectations are sky high for eighth grader Irieyonia “Mook” Jackson’s basketball career at Coahoma Early College High School.
Jackson, a point guard, comes from the town of Coahoma and has been preparing for the big stage with the Lady Tigers since her career began in third grade at Jonestown Elementary School.
Individuals on probation, parole, house arrest or any other form of community supervision are to report by telephone starting Wednesday, April 1, through Tuesday, April 17.
The phone call will serve as their report. Therefore, their normal report day can be disregarded for April.
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Higher Purpose Company, a local non-profit organization to help African-American entrepreneurs grow their businesses, announced its spring 2020 cohort will assist 24 individuals in their efforts with a six-month course.
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.
The Clarksdale-Coahoma County Airport Board will be looking for a new representative from the city after a board member submitted his resignation Monday.
Aug. 1, 2018
On Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, Lizzie Young, wife, mother and sister, passed away at the age of 83 years.
Carey Robinson, 69, of Friars Point died Feb. 19, 2020 at St. Francis in Memphis. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon Feb. 29, 2020 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Watkins presiding. Burial follows at Friars Point Cemetery.
Lee McGarrh, Jr., 69, of Perkinston, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee McGarrh, Sr. and Earline C. McGarrh.
Katherine Furr, 89, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at her home in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Katherine loved serving Coahoma County for 16 years as a county supervisor. She was a very dedicated lady.