The following are a list of community and state agency phone numbers and the names of key personnel who can help you with problems and will gladly listen to solutions.
In an emergency call 911.
Clarksdale Police Dept.
Chief Sandra Williams: 621-8129
Asst. Chief Vince Ramirez: 621-8156
Amanda McCray, 36, of Clarksdale died June 19, 2020. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. June 26, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon June 27, 2020 at Heavenly Rest Cemetery with Pastor Luster C. Tyler II presiding. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
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.
Derlene Davis Patterson passed away peacefully on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020, at the age of 89. She was cared for by Caris Hospice at NHC in Columbia, S.C., as her Alzheimer’s advanced. A Visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2020 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Graveside services are at 10 a.m.
Tessie Lee Linley Crawford, 71, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at her home in Clarksdale.
Is the coronavirus news?
Your Clarksdale Press Register had a story in last week’s paper about proper flu hygiene and how people need to take care of themselves and prepare for this illness.