Nellie Ann Ellington, 65, a School Teacher, died Jan. 13, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland. Funeral mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland with burial in the Shelby Cemetery in Shelby.
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Willie McDowell, 55, died Jan. 7, 2020. He was born July 19, 1964.
Funeral services are 1 .m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at City of Truth in Clarksdale. Bishop Clayton will be presiding. Visitation is 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery.
Alecia Green, 60, died on Jan. 10, 2020. She was born Sept. 24, 1959.
Paul J. Miller, 86, a retired postmaster of Rena Lara, died Jan. 10, 2020 at Greenbough Nursing Center. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home.
Patricia Wagner McCandless, 92, of Indianola, passed away peacefully Jan. 11, 2020, at her home.
When I think of the 2019 football season in Coahoma County for both high school and junior college, the word transition first comes to mind.
All five teams in some way have not completely fulfilled their potential, but are also on the right path to building more successful programs.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding those involved in a weekend shooting.
Sunday night the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that shots had been fired and a man wounded at River Pointe Apartments behind building 4G located on Old Highway 61 N in Robinsonville.
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.
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.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors will be appealing the Mississippi Supreme Court’s ruling issued earlier this month that would allow the city of Clarksdale to annex three areas currently in the county.
To the Editor:
Top elected officials in Quitman County are basically homegrown residents determined to enhance the quality of life and jointly assist residents to rise above their circumstances.
Some plants all but beg to be grown and shared. Spreading around the world and across all cultures and languages like a children’s hand-held string game, they easily bring diverse people together with good cheer.
A rising Mississippi River is causing serious problems for DeSoto Lake Road residents who live on the river side of the levee in Rena Lara.
To the Editor:
As the regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, I want to commend Mayor Espy and the Clarksdale Board of Commissioners for their passage of a broadly inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance.
Coahoma County High School scored a combined 16 points during the first four games of the football and opened 1-3.
The Red Panthers (1-4) lost for the third consecutive week 48-20 at Holly Springs Friday night, but they scored more points than all of the other games combined.