Carey Robinson, 69, of Friars Point died Feb. 19, 2020 at St. Francis in Memphis. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon Feb. 29, 2020 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Watkins presiding. Burial follows at Friars Point Cemetery.
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Mayor Chuck Espy said he wants to avoid the controversy and cronyism of appointing citizens to the Clarksdale Public Utility board to a public vote and his appointment to the Clarksdale Municipal School District to a decision by students at the high school.
Crawford Bowen Allen, of Clarksdale was recently named to The University of Alabama Dean’s List for fall 2019.
A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall term at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
Joe Lee Haile, 82, of Lyon died Feb. 19, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Redmon Funeral Home is handing arrangements.
Bobby Thomas, 66, of Lyon, Ms. died Feb. 21, 2020 at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral is 11:30 a.m. Feb. 29, 2020 at King's Temple Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Wayne Myles presiding. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest Cemetery.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections issued an arrest warrant for a 25-year-old man after a traffic stop in Clarksdale on Thursday afternoon, March 7.
The DOC issued a warrant for the arrest of Demarco Brown for a probation violation on Thursday.
Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins is projected to be selected in the first or second round of the NFL Draft this weekend, but the Clarksdale native has not forgotten his roots.
Marie Jordan Pepper, 66, of Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City after a courageous battle with breast cancer.
Marie was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Yazoo City to Charles A. Jordan Sr. and Mabel Norman Jordan.
Clarksdale voters could be faced with a $20 million decision come this November.
That’s the early estimate Mayor Chuck Espy has given for the repair bill to fix the city’s aging infrastructure and alleviate flooding woes that have plagued Clarksdale for the past several years.
Coahoma women’s basketball has been putting in serious work this offseason. They were looking for the best recruits in America to turn around the Lady Tigers. Three talented young ladies signed scholarships to be a part of “Tiger Nation.”
All three signees come from Clarksdale High School in Clarksdale, MS.