Evelyn Marie Campassi Demilio was born in Clarksdale, Miss. On Feb. 16, 1925. She died on Aug.
Vehicle related crimes dominated the Clarksdale Police blotter this weekend with three auto burglaries, a stolen vehicle and a recovered stolen vehicle listed.
Liddell Houston, 63, born March 11, died.
Funeral services are noon Friday, July 24 with the Rev. L.C. Tyler officiating. Burial is at Roundaway Palestine Cemetery. Visitation is at Century Funeral Home noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 23.
Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
The Clarksdale Wildcats are going into their fourth season in Region 3-4A.
Two of the first three seasons, the district championship has come down to the final week of the regular season when the Wildcats played the Greenwood Bulldogs.
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.
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.
Head Coach Micheal Stringer has been building the Coahoma Community College basketball program brick by brick. Coahoma has been making strides on and off the court. Last season, the Tigers were very competitive and starting to have a winning attitude. Despite winning three games, Coahoma lost 12 games by 3-5 points.
Josephine Magsby, 67, of Friars Point, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven.
A public viewing was held Friday, March 15, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home and a funeral service was held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at Thompson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Lula with pastor Earl Myles presiding.
A Clarksdale native who is the senior economist with the University Research Center of the Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning recently spoke before the Rotary Club of Cleveland on the intersection of expungement and economic growth in Mississippi.