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.
Quitman County Community Work Center escapee Walter Lee Lewis is now in custody.
Lewis, 31, was arrested around 2 p.m. Friday without incident in Fulton and will be returned to prison.
It is not known how Lewis made it to Fulton or if he had help making his escape Thursday.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the last of three suspects allegedly involved in a shooting incident at a Valero store near Tunica, Sunday morning where an officer returned fire and wounded a suspect.
Mary Louise Hicks, 60, born July 20, 1959, died at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven Jan. 26, 2020. She was proceeded in death by her parents James Roby and Mary Lee Hicks
Clarksdale assistant police chief Robbie Linley has been out of work due to health issue in recent months.
Linley’s friend, Patrick Wood, organized a Robbie Linley pistol competition at his home last Saturday and thousands of dollars were raised to help him. The calibers permitted were 38, 9, 40 and 45.
The Thanksgiving Community Dinner Fund was started in 2012 as an effort to always have a special Thanksgiving Dinner Meal for those in need on Thanksgiving Day.
Event organizers plan to host it once again and they need your help.
GOODMAN — The Coahoma Community College Baseball program has been facing ups and downs all season long. The Tigers were looking to get a big performance on the road against Holmes Community College.
Paperwork dominated the regular monthly meeting of the Clarksdale Coahoma County Airport Board on Monday, May 14.
N ow that the riff-raff is out of the way, basketball fans can concentrate on the rest of the National Basketball Association season.
The regular season is behind us now and the playoffs are continuing. All that’s left are the conference finals and the championship series.