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Self-taught pitcher of the Coahoma County High School girls’ softball team, freshman Nyriah Artis is definitely an athlete we’ll be hearing about in the coming years. She’s described as a leader both on and off the field, and comes from a family of academic and athletic background.
State auditor issues more than $1.1 million in demands; Former tourism director Allen, former CCC employees indictedBy FROM STATE AUDITOR'S OFFICE,
JACKSON – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from the Auditor’s office have made arrests in two separate cases after a grand jury assembled by District Attorney for the 11th District Brenda Mitchell indicted Gwendolyn Jefferson, Stacie Neal, and Kappi Allen.
DECATUR — Coahoma Community College basketball players made a big statement at 2019 MACJC All-Star Basketball game. Three standout players Walneika Holmes, Dequan Morris and Robert Boyd were selected MACJC North All-Stars. They had the privilege of representing Coahoma at the MACJC All-Star game recently held.
A man charged in a Clarksdale murder in mid-November made his initial court appearance on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Nikolus TaShawn White, 19, had his request for bond denied by Clarksdale Municipal Court Judge Derek Hopson and White remains lodged in the Coahoma County Jail.
The Pig is back.
In a town where residents say they’ve been hungry for another grocery store option, Piggly Wiggly announced Monday plans to build a new store along Desoto Avenue near the Highway 61 bypass.
Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.
Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.
A 41-year-old Clarksdale man was shot and killed by an officer with the Clarksdale Police Department, who was investigating a reported prowler on Saturday night in a quiet residential area near downtown Clarksdale.
While much of the nation’s attention was focused on the U.S. Senate race in Mississippi in Tuesday’s runoff election, Coahoma County voters were also deciding who would occupy a seat on a little-known board that is about as far from D.C. as one can get.
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.
Every position we hold brings us a unique challenge we will not see anywhere else.
It does not matter how easy or difficult our job may be. Something about that job will provide us with an obstacle.
I was reminded of these sentiments when thinking about junior college athletics.
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.
Mary Tribble, 84, of Jackson, died May 2, 2018, at St. Dominic's in Jackson.
Public viewing is Friday, May 11, 2018, at Delta Burial from 2 to 5 p.m. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Union Grove M.B. Church with the Rev. Terry Myles presiding. Burial will follow at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.
Jewel Hopkins Frank, 91, passed away in Morton, Miss., on Thursday, April 26, 2018, after a short illness.
Born on Jan. 28, 1927, she was a longtime former resident of Clarksdale and worked for Powers and Company for many years.
She leaves behind a son, William R. Allen, and a daughter-in-law, Deborah R. Allen, both of Forest.