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Kathleen Avant Dew, 59, a homemaker and resident of Lyon, died Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Mike Dew of Lyon; her mother, Birdie Hughes Avant of Clarksdale; a brother, Randy Avant of Lyon; and a sister, July Ann Avant of Clarksdale.
Bobby Rush will be a headliner at the second annual Red’s Old Timers Blues Festival scheduled for Saturday, May 25 on Memorial Day weekend.
Presbyterian Day School fourth-graders presented their play, "The Easter Miracle", for their parents, friends and student body on Wednesday, April 3.
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.
While a recent survey shows there is a great concern about crime in Clarksdale, there were few members of the public in attendance at Thursday’s forum where a plan guiding the city’s police department for the next five years was unveiled.
Over the past decade, Clarksdale native Wright Thompson has steadily carved out a niche as one of the most successful sportswriters in America.
His work includes the most-read articles in the history of ESPN Magazine and he’s been anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing books 10 times.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Peacock, to Joshua Davis Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Van Robert Fowler of Clarksdale.
A 28-year-old man has been charged with attempting to obtain a prescription by fraud.
Kiteme Kirk Gandy was lodged in the Coahoma County Jail in Clarksdale following his arrest on Wednesday, April 2. He made his initial appearance in Clarksdale Municipal Court on Thursday, April 4.
The National Energy Regulatory Commission will have new reliability standards requirement beginning 2020 and Clarksdale Public Utilities is attempting to remain in compliance.
Lee Academy was the champion of its softball tournament at home for the second consecutive season with three victories on Saturday, Aug. 11.
The Fillies (10-5, 2-1) defeated Marvell Academy in the championship, just as they did in 2017. This year, the score was 5-4 in favor of Lee.
Former Clarksdale Public Utilities general manager Ray Luhring offered his insight regarding a current trio of administrative employees who are on suspension with pay pending an investigation.
William Ellis Sneed, 79, passed away Saturday morning, March 23, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.
FRIARS POINT — Dorothy Jenkins, president of the Farrell-Sherard Habitat for Humanity, spoke to the Friars Point City Council during its Wednesday, Jan. 2 meeting about possibly getting a chapter in the community.
Jenkins said the Habitat for Humanity chapter has been around since 1994, but things have changed.
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.
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 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.
While much of the nation’s attention was focused on the U.S. Senate race in Mississippi in Tuesday’s runoff election, Coahoma County voters were also deciding who would occupy a seat on a little-known board that is about as far from D.C. as one can get.