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If you are caught committing a crime by the Clarkdale Police Department they will arrest you -- even if you claim to be Captain America.
On Tuesday, Sept. 10, around 3:10 am, Clarksdale Police responded to the 1500 block of Lee Drive.
Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. Sharon loved God, family, friends, music, cooking, and was passionate about her shopping.
Louise Chamoun passed away at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center surrounded by her family. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St.
City leaders have repeatedly caught grief from their push to condemn and demolish abandoned houses and clean up derelict property.
But less than four hours after putting five properties on notice for cleanup and demolition, a fire at an abandoned home on Cherry Street lit up the sky in south Clarksdale and scorched nearby homes.
The home of Betty Hicks at 324 Jefferson Avenue was the recipient of the Clarksdale Yard of the Month for August. Hicks has a variety of flowers blooming in her yard year-round and large crepe myrtle trees that give both shade and color to the property. Hicks is shown with her faithful dog Brownie.
Clarksdale and Coahoma Early College high schools will play one another for the first time in the history of the two local schools Friday night.
The matchup is set for 7 p.m. at Coahoma Community College.
Both teams played in jamboree games at CCC last week and won.
Sardis Lake is the site of the 30th Annual Dragonfly Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, August 24. Presented by P.R. Event Management, the event begins at 8 a.m. on the sandy white beach at Cypress Point on the Lower Lake at Sardis Reservoir.
The 19-year-old and under American Legion Panola Pirates recently competed in the American Legion state tournament at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg. Reaching the quarterfinals, it was the first Pirates team to capture a win in the state tournament since the team was founded in 2015. Four Lee Academy boys play for the Pirates.
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.
A 27-year-old Clarksdale man was killed and three others injured after an eruption of gunfire early Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Clarksdale business.
The murder was the city’s 12th homicide of 2018.
Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester is facing up to 100 years in prison after being arrested by the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Dec. 9 for allegedly embezzling residents’ water bill payments and a city police firearm, announced Attorney General Jim Hood on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in a press release.
A woman who was visiting her cousin at his Clarksdale home was shot and killed Monday night when two intruders kicked in the front door and started shooting.
The killing was one of six incidents involving guns in Clarksdale within 52 hours of each other.
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.