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James Ingram has been named a Dean’s Scholar at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas.
To earn Deans’ Scholar recognition, students must attain a 3.25 GPA, complete at least 12 hours (excluding developmental courses) and pass all their courses.
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Clarksdale Police Dept.
Chief Sandra Williams: 621-8129
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 Claiborne County Sheriff's Department and Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding the person or persons responsible for a shooting that has serioualy injured two people and killed two.
Pearlie Mae Fair, 79, born Aug. 16, 1940, died at Desoto Nursing Home in Southaven Jan. 16, 2020.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Century Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery in Lyon. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.
The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department has reported an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday morning in east Clarksdale.
A press release from the Sheriff’s Department said authorities were executing a search warrant about 6:30 a.m. on a home in the 400 Block of Florida Street when the incident occurred.
Patricia Boyd Giles, 79, died Jan. 17, 2020, at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville, Tenn. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.
Nina Chicouras Zachary, 88, of West Helena, Ark., passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, due to natural causes after a brief illness.
The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department rained on an alleged drug dealer Wednesday with at least one arrest and three detained.
Authorities entered a home in the 600 block of Grant Street about 6 p.m. Feb. 12 acting on information they had gathered in an investigation and under the direction of a locally issued warrant.
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.
It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.
As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.
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.
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.
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.
Bubba O’Keefe, executive director of the Coahoma County Tourism office, provided the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors with an update of his plans Monday.
The Board of Supervisors oversees the tourism commission that appointed O’Keefe to his position. He started Jan. 1.
City leaders have repeatedly caught grief from their push to condemn and demolish abandoned houses and clean up derelict property.
But less than four hours after putting five properties on notice for cleanup and demolition, a fire at an abandoned home on Cherry Street lit up the sky in south Clarksdale and scorched nearby homes.
James William “Jim” Shuford, of Clarksdale, passed away on April 24, 2018.
Jim was born on June 26, 1933, to Era and Julius Blair Shuford in Pine Bluff, Ark.
The system works.
While you may be dismayed by what politicians do once they get in office, we hope you never doubt the process that gets them there.
The family wishes to announce the death of Nora Ann Smith Powell, 58, of Clarksdale, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at Hospice Ministries in Ridgeland.
She was born Jan. 24, 1950.