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The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Department has reported an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday morning in east Clarksdale.
A press release from the Sheriff’s Department said authorities were executing a search warrant about 6:30 a.m. on a home in the 400 Block of Florida Street when the incident occurred.
Qinana Dotson, a Clarksdale High School senior with a 4.0 GPA who scored a 27 on the ACT, earned $700 to go toward college by winning the oratorical contest at the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast & Awards ceremony in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College Monday morning.
An investigation is ongoing into the deaths of two inmates at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. The Mississippi Department of Corrections will continue to provide information as soon as it is verified and is committed to providing updates as quickly as possible.
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.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding those involved in a weekend shooting.
Sunday night the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that shots had been fired and a man wounded at River Pointe Apartments behind building 4G located on Old Highway 61 N in Robinsonville.
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.
The Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning residents to be sure of where their home-baked desserts are coming from after a raid earlier this week at a dorm room on the campus of Coahoma Community College.
Clarksdale city officials will be asking the city’s voters to approve a $17 million bond referendum this summer that they believe will help ease flooding.
Hometown musicians will headline Friday Saturday night
CLARKSDALE – Most blues musicians toiled for years at their craft, producing phenomenal music that continues to influence American culture to this day, but only a few were recognized locally during their day for their artistry and work.
Coahoma County High School scored a combined 16 points during the first four games of the football and opened 1-3.
The Red Panthers (1-4) lost for the third consecutive week 48-20 at Holly Springs Friday night, but they scored more points than all of the other games combined.
A 21-year-old man has been charged in a shooting that sent one man to the hospital on Monday, Jan. 14.
Malik Howard is accused of shooting Jalen Ross while Ross was sitting in his vehicle in the 1700 block of Sommers Street on Jan. 14. Ross didn't suffer life-threatening injuries, police said.
To avoid any misunderstanding, Clarksdale-Coahoma Airport Board chairman David Huggins explained to the members of the board that the anti-collision system for its private plane will be paid through the private plane account and will not involve any government (city or county) funds.
Some plants all but beg to be grown and shared. Spreading around the world and across all cultures and languages like a children’s hand-held string game, they easily bring diverse people together with good cheer.