Vehicle related crimes dominated the Clarksdale Police blotter this weekend with three auto burglaries, a stolen vehicle and a recovered stolen vehicle listed.
The City of Clarksdale hosted its quarterly forum at the Clarksdale Civic Center last year and politely asked the community to step up to the microphone and voice their concerns over issues facing the city.
Ethel Johnson, 70, of Clarksdale, born in December 1950, died.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 with the Rev. Tyler officiating. Graveside services are at Oak Ridge Cenetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.
Century Funeral Home is handling arraangments.
The plan is Coahoma Early College High School students to attend school in person twice a week and have online learning every Monday for the 2020-21 school year.
CECHS principal Cloretha Jamison outlined the hybrid model she will use in response to the coronavirus pandemic during the Coahoma Community College and CECHS board meeting Monday morning.
The Care Station and Mid-South Food Bank are giving a “One! Two!” punch to hunger in Coahoma County.
The Mid-South Food Bank (MSFB) hosted a food giveaway Thursday at the Expo Center barn and the Care Station, on Monday, hosted its fourth food pantry, giving away more than 25,000-pounds of food.
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.
Will "Billy" Joe Pearson, III, 71, of Clarksdale died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at Yalobusha County Nursing Center in Water Valley. Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Burial is in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
As the new school year begins, the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement would like to remind area parents about the law governing school attendance.
Lee Academy Colts football coach Shon Volvano appears to sneak his head into this image while smiling and teaching football prospects James Chicorelli, center, and Luke Agostinelli about the importance of weight training.The students’ smile tell a little about how much they are enjoying the activity.