Evelyn Marie Campassi Demilio was born in Clarksdale, Miss. On Feb. 16, 1925. She died on Aug.
The number of unpaid fines just keeps getting bigger and bigger and as Supervisors look to figure out the county’s 2020-21 budget next month, that revenue stream becomes more and more attractive.
It’s summertime and kids can stay up late, but they can’t stay out late.
The Clarksdale Police Department reminds parents they are making an extra effort this summer to keep city streets and neighborhoods free and safe from all crime and vandalism.
And that means they can and do enforce city curfew ordinances.
As I travel across the world, I’m often asked where I’m from and, because we have both good and bad cultural baggage, when I say “Mississippi” I get looks and comments. Many are favorable; some are not.
DeAndre Tyson, 11, of St. Paul, Minn., died July 23, 2020.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 at Friars Point Cemetery with Pastor Johnny Elmore presiding.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
Healthcare facilities which followed applicable public health guidance in good faith in treating patients are now immune from civil liability for COVID-19-related lawsuits, under recently enacted legislation.
Coahoma county reported its first fatality due to coronavirus Saturday.
The Mississippi State Department of Health released the number and apparently there had been some confusion between where the person actually lived and where they died.
An accident occurred in downtown Clarksdale on the corner of East Second Street and Delta Avenue at around 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Members of the Clarksdale Police Department and Pafford Emergency Medical Services were at the scene.
The Clarksdale Police Department responded to three incidents of gun fire Monday night with the final call finding two people shot.
The first call came in at 7:57 p.m. Monday from the 400 block of Catalpa Street with a woman telling police she was sitting in her home when she heard gunshots outside.
Mrs. Verdia Lee Howard Jones, of Clarksdale, died peacefully on Sunday, April 26, 2020 in Clemmons, N.C., at the age of 90.
Following funeral services, she was laid to rest on Thursday, April 30, in Westlawn Gardens of Memory in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Molly Jane Tolar Franks, 67, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 in Clarksdale. Born on Aug. 3, 1952 in Clarksdale, she was the daughter of the late Sam V. Tolar, Sr. and Bernice Rowland Tolar.
Mrs. Franks graduated from Clarksdale High School and Delta State College. She served in the Army for six years, achieving the rank of Captain.
Senior guard Patrice Broomfield was the leading scorer in both games as the Clarksdale High School girls won the district tournament championship in Greenwood last week.
Winning the tournament put the Lady Wildcats (20-8, 7-1) in the Class 4A playoffs and they opened with a 59-24 win at home against North Pontotoc Monday night.
Richard Winston "Wimpy" Gilbert, 89, of Clarksdale, a retired Senior Vice President at United Southern, died May 20, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday May 23, 2020 at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.