The Mississippi Legislature mandated all school districts have an active shooter drill in the early part of the academic year and Coahoma County’s was Friday afternoon.
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Prices spiked as much as thirty cents per gallon at some gas stations in Coahoma County a little more than week ago immediately following the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.
Edward Carstaigo Fields, 61, a Clarksdale native and war veteran, died Sept. 23, 2019. He was born July 24, 1958.
Floyd Luster Sr., 69, of Lyon died Sept. 23, 2019 at his residence.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.
As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.
Printcy Ray Rhodes, 55, of Clarksdale, died from injuries suffered in a car wreck on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Seventeen of the 26 seniors from the Lee Academy graduating class of 2018 were spotted on camera breaking into the school and vandalizing property on the night of Tuesday, May 15.
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.