It was one year ago last week that PeopleShores snipped the ribbon on its Clarksdale facility and brought the Silicon Valley to the Mississippi Delta.
Company executives and local dignitaires celebrated the event Friday, complete with a cake, awards and a teleconference with associates in San Jose, Calif.
Lonnie B. Tugle, 89, of Clarksdale died June 24, 2020 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.
Toney Brennard Moore, 60, of Clarksdale died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
A graveside service will be held at noon Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at McLaurin Memorial Garden in Lyon.
Billy John Byrd was born November 14, 1965 in Water Valley, Ms. to I.V. Byrd and Carolyn Gray Byrd. He loved fishing and hunting and was prolific at what he loved. He went to the Lord on May 29, 2020 in Tupelo. We thank all the many doctors and nurses who took great care of him.
Alice B. King, 76, of Clarksdale, born April 30, 1944, died.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. June 13 at Century Funeral Home wih the Rev. LC Tyler officiating. Burial was at Heavenly Rest Memorial Garden. Visitation was 1 to 5 p.m. June 12 at Century Funeral Home.
Century Funeral Home handled arrangements.
Curtis Lamar Burnside, 73, of Ripley, died June 7, 2020 at his home.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Oaklawn Cemetery in Sumner with the Rev. Donnie Roebuck presiding. Burial is at Oaklawn Cemtery in Sumner. Visitation is 3 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2020.
Woolf Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Safety is Job One in any organization but especially when it comes to city parks and the kids and parents who play there.
The Clarksdale Parks and Recreation Department recently held a series of job safety classes to teach workers how to be safe and also how to spot hazards that might hurt those who use city parks.
Richard Ira Gates, 60, Clarksdale died March 17, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. March 27, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. March 28, 2020 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest
Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
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.
Willie Wayne Davis Bolen was also known as “Silly Willie” by her late husband Jack Bolen and had changed her name to Betty Sue in 1955. She was the daughter of the late Alliene and Ira Wilson and the late Eddie Davis who passed away when she was a young child.
Tessie Lee Linley Crawford, 71, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at her home in Clarksdale.
The developer of a proposed public-private economic partnership that would include a grocery store, 50-home subdivision, hotel, convention center, athletic fields and water park being built in Clarksdale unveiled a new proposal Tuesday to recoup investors’ costs.
Virginia Mae Bryson Miller Hays, 81, of Clarksdale and an accountant at Standard Industrial, died Monday, June 24, 2019 at home. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.