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.
CLARKSDALE – The Coahoma County Circuit Clerk’s office will be open for absentee voting from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday for the upcoming March 10 primary election.
The March Primary will see voters pick presidential, U.S. Representative, U.S. Senate and levee board candidates for both the Democratic and Republican party.
The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce will host a workshop for farmers market managers, staff, volunteers and board members on Wednesday, March 4, at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in the Ethnic Building at 1150 Lakeland Drive in Jackson.
A Clarksdale man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday, Jan. 30 by a Coahoma County jury of the murder of two men outside a Clarksdale club in April 2015.
Henry Odell White, Jr. was born to Charles Zetta Willis-White and Henry Odell White, Sr., on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 17, 1961, at Coahoma County Hospital in Clarksdale.
Two men face drug charges after two separate traffic stops Saturday night in Clarksdale.
Adari Haulcy, 38, was pulled over around 9:34 p.m. Saturday for running a Stop sign. During the investigation, police allegedly found powder cocaine and marijuana, as well as a firearm.
A Clarksdale man was sentenced Feb. 5 to life in prison for the murder of a man in a Clarksdale park in September 2017.
On Feb. 5, Marcus Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury after a two-day trial in Coahoma County Circuit Court.