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The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, March 25 through March 31, 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.
The GOP party primary was delayed this week and elections to pick the mayor’s appointments to Clarksdale Public Utilities board of director and Clarksdale Municipal School District board of trustee has also been delayed.
The $2.2 trillion stimulus package just enacted by the U.S. Congress sports an incredible number.
With the U.S. population estimated at 331,002,651 March 30 that factors out to $6,646.47 per person. But don’t look for a check for that amount in the mail. There are others with their hand out, too.
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.
Glen Rush O’Neal, 68, of Clarksdale, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in Tupelo.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13 at Union Grove M.B. Church. Century Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Coahoma County girls and boys maintained their standings at the top of the division with three wins last week — two being in the division and one a non-district contest.
The Red Panthers (21-2, 10-0) won at home against South Delta, 68-9, on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
Sunflower Rural Health Clinic has been named one of the top providers of rural health care in this area.
Lilypad, a leading healthcare analytics firm, named the 2020 Lilypad Awards last week from the 4,400 rural health clinics it observed and ranked across the nation.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is out in forces on The Fourth
The Mississippi Highway Patrol began the 2019 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period on Wednesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and will conclude it Thursday, July 4, at midnight.