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State auditor issues more than $1.1 million in demands; Former tourism director Allen, former CCC employees indicted


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.

CCC basketball all-stars compete

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.


Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery


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.


Mary Tribble

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

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.



Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Martha Lou Fox Farris, 88, a homemaker from Clarksdale, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at home.... READ MORE