Sandra Elizabeth Harper was born to the union of Alvin Lee Williams Campbell and Beulah (Stanton) Watts Campbell in Clarksdale on Sept. 24, 1944. Her parents preceded her in death.
Carolyn Alford Salmon, 89, of Clarksdale, died Monday, May 18, 2020 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.
Matilda Moore, 87, of Friars Point died Friday, May 1, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Mt. Avery Church Cemetery in Friars Point.
They say forbidden fruit is the sweetest and many in our community have taken a big bite over the past six weeks.
I have repeatedly said the only businesses that honored the state, city and county’s request to shutdown were local, law abiding folk who truly care more for their community than the almighty dollar.
Now before you go calling my wife and saying Floyd is on the sauce, let me point out I am talking about the crew I normally drink coffee with each morning.
We haven’t gotten together since the coronavirus panic started.
Walter Wiley, 54, of Clarksdale, born Nov. 18, 1965, died April 28, 2020.
Iola O. Womble, 89, of Clarksdale, died April 26, 2020.
Graveside services are noon Saturday, May 2, 2020 at McLaurin Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Keith Powell presiding. Burial is at McLaurin Memorial Gardens. Visitation is at the family home from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2020.
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.
Bishop T.T. Scott was Coahoma County’s first victim of the coronavirus this week with the leader of St. James Temple of God In Christ dying Friday of the disease that has strickened this nation, state and community.
A simple traffic stop has prompted the arrest of a Clarksdale man for possession of drugs and could lead to more charges.
Clarksdale police were patrolling the area of State Street and Highway 322 Wednesday morning and pulled over a motorist for not wearing a seat belt.
A 25-year old is dead after being shot in an alley in west Clarksdale Friday morning.
Police were called to the 600 block of Catalpa Street about 11 a.m. in reference to a shooting and when officers arrived they found Robert Johnson, a black male, suffering severe gunshot wounds.
James Glovery Garrison, 78, who was retired from North Delta Compress, died July 12, 2018, at Diversicare of Batesville.
A visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday July 17, 2018, at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.
JACKSON – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday presided over the formal presentation of the Defense Department’s highest civilian honor to John “Jay” Fulton Blount, Jr. of Greenville, who is only the second Mississippian to earn the Defense of Freedom medal.
In addition to all the duties associated with being the head football coach at a small junior college in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Steve Miller has learned that perhaps one of his most important tasks is that of being salesman.
M ost people know Paul Thorn as an entertainer and a singer with a four piece band that’s in a class by itself.
A thousand of his friends gathered in the Shoals Theater in Florence, Ala., Saturday night to hear him perform his Americana style of music in concert.