Jim Pugh, 52, Owner/Operator of Southern Collision, passed away March 17, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.
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Mary Brown, 71, of Milwaukee, Wisc., died March 4, 2020 at her residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. March 20, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon March 21, 2020 at Sweet Home M. B. Church. Burial follows at Hitt Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home in
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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.
With the recent lack of academic success in the Clarksdale Municipal School District, including a failing grade from the Mississippi Department of Education in October 2019, the district had reservations about approving certain items on the agenda at the Feb. 20 meeting.
Fellisha Redmond McGee, 49, born Sept. 15, 1971, died March 7, 2020.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Tutwiler with Pastor Gregory Buchana officiating. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, 2020.
Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
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.
Barbara Rappaport Levine, 79, of Clarksdale, died Feb. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 at the Clarksdale Jewish Cemetery.
Clarksdale Municipal School District board members are looking to give all prospective candidates for the superintendent position an opportunity to learn about all of its schools.
The Mississippi Banking Association’s program “A Banker in Every Classroom ” brings together Mississippi bankers and teachers at the local level to promote financial literacy.
On Tuesday, Nov. 27, the fifth- and sixth-grade students at Sherard Elementary were visited by Megan Denton of First National Bank of Clarksdale.
Hayes Clegg, who started his senior football season at Lee Academy, as a running back and linebacker, has been named to the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) All Star team.
Last Thursday, Coahoma’s renowned high school coach received the one award missing from his arsenal. Mississippi High School Activities Association, Inc. awarded Derrick Moore of Coahoma County High School “Coach of the Year” for boys’ basketball.