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Katharine (Kitty) McCoy Bassett, 91, a resident of Arundel, died peacefully at home, Tuesday evening March 17, 2020 surrounded by her loving family after a long illness.
Kathryn Davant Dodson passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at age 94. She was born on Febr. 28, 1926 in Bay City, Texas, to William Edwards Davant and Mary Naomi Brigham Davant.
Willie Charles Clay, 53, of Clarksdale died Feb. 25, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, 2020 at New Faith Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Ringo presiding. Burial follows at Anitoch Church Cemetery.
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CPA Daniel Frey of J.E. Vance & Company, P.A. provided an annual audit report to the Coahoma Community College and Coahoma Early College High School board during Thursday’s meeting.
Frey provided a booklet of the audit for each board member and discussed some of the highlights.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two high schools in Coahoma County will be holding their graduations for the class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19.
The first is Coahoma Early College High School set for 10 a.m. in the Pinnacle on the Coahoma Community College campus.
CECHS’s valedictorian is Talayshia Tate and the salutatorian is Layesha Ba.
When Coahoma County sheriff Charles Jones learned about a federal lawsuit alleging a mentally ill man in Cleveland was arrested, jailed and denied basic care, he explained the Department of Justice sent a mandate that a jail is not the place for patients who do something due to a mental illness.
Volunteers and staff members at the Rev. S. L. A. Jones Activity Center are all smiles as they wait to give away the nice prizes in the background at a recent event at the center. Pictured are, from left, Jennifer Walton, Trey Hamby, Gertrude Vincent, Roderick Gordon and Patricia Payno.
Coahoma County lost 50-0 at North Panola to open the 2017 season, but it’s a different year and both teams know they will have to be ready to play in their rematch.
The Red Panthers (2-8-1 in 2017) host the Cougars at 7 p.m. Thursday to open the 2018 season. The Cougars advanced to the Class 3A state semifinals last season.