MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital has been named a Best Children’s
Hospital for 2020-2021 by U.S. News & World Report. This is the tenth consecutive year
Le Bonheur has been included in the prestigious list with recognition in eight specialties.
The Mississippi Levee Board today submitted a scientific Report entitled “The Effects of Recent Flooding Events on Ecological Resources in the Yazoo Backwater Area of Mississippi” to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers demonstrating that removal of flood water helps, rather than hurts, environmental resources.
Tens of thousands of yellow and orange cosmos, bask in the Mississippi Delta sunshine on the banks of the Sunflower River in Martin Luther King Park this week. The flowers were planted this spring and have provided the perfect place for senior pictures, family picnics and for couples just looking for a pretty vista and a quiet moment. Contractor Tommy Walton said his crew was busy Tuesday building a walking trail in the park and added the flowers should be in full bloom over the next two weeks.
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.
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.
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.
Mary Louise Hicks, 60, born July 20, 1959, died at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven Jan. 26, 2020. She was proceeded in death by her parents James Roby and Mary Lee Hicks
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors managed to make a deal to keep the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center open, but there is still plenty of work to be done.
Local doctors throughout the county expressed those very sentiments.
Tessie Lee Linley Crawford, 71, a homemaker, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at her home in Clarksdale.
Is the coronavirus news?
Your Clarksdale Press Register had a story in last week’s paper about proper flu hygiene and how people need to take care of themselves and prepare for this illness.