Clarksdale High School’s girls basketball program went from worst to first in its division during Greg Wilson’s second season as head coach in 2016-17 with a handful of freshman making immediate contributions.
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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.
As you see in today’s paper, the Coahoma County High School boys basketball team won its third Class 2A state championship in four years.
The Lady Red Panthers’ success cannot be forgotten either as they missed the title by one game. They continue to make the state tournament and fall just short.
Johnny Lee McGloson Jr., 26, from Clarksdale died March 5, 2020 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-DeSoto in Southaven.
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.
As promised, every Lee Academy player played during the 2018 District 1-AAA Football Jamboree last Friday at North Delta School. The Colts lost a competitive 6-0 contest to District 1-AAA Bayou Academy then fought to a 0-0 deadlock against District I-AAAA foe Magnolia Heights in the second game.
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.