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Clarksdale Police are seeking information on a shooting early Thursday morning that sent a man to a Memphis hospital. Police are also seeking information on three burglaries reported Wednesday.
Coahoma Early College High School assistant basketball coach Thomas Williams Sr., whose nickname is “ESPNTom,” is recognizing achievements of players in Coahoma County with his first ESPNTom All-State Basketball Team for the 2019-20 season.
Williams Sr. named one team for the boys and another for the girls with 10 athletes each.
Dollie Mae Blue, 67, of Clarksdale died April 4, 2020 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.
Stringer-Redmon Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Coahoma County rose by four Friday and now stands at 26 after the county first reported two cases on March 18.
There still have not been any Coahoma County deaths attributed to COVID-19. With the community now 17-days into the pandemic, it is apparent some of those 26 have gotten well.
OXFORD — It may have been the third Class 2A basketball state championship in four years when the Coahoma County High School boys defeated Potts Camp 56-36 at Ole Miss Friday, but this one came with adversity.
Richard Ira Gates, 60, Clarksdale died March 17, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. March 27, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. March 28, 2020 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest
Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
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Pearlie Mae Fair, 79, born Aug. 16, 1940, died at Desoto Nursing Home in Southaven Jan. 16, 2020.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Century Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery in Lyon. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.
Nina Chicouras Zachary, 88, of West Helena, Ark., passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, due to natural causes after a brief illness.
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.
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.
Walmart has not closed and shoppers continue to come in seeking -- well, toilet paper.
"We are open and we have items on the shelf," said Walmart manager Sam Conner. "We get trucks everyday and stock it when we get it."
The 19-year-old and under American Legion Panola Pirates recently competed in the American Legion state tournament at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg. Reaching the quarterfinals, it was the first Pirates team to capture a win in the state tournament since the team was founded in 2015. Four Lee Academy boys play for the Pirates.
Noel Monaghan Russell, 63, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Stuart, Fla., from complications from a heart attack he suffered several days earlier.
Noel was born in Clarksdale on June 24, 1955, to Mr. and Mrs. James A. Russell, Jr. and raised on his family’s farm near Jonestown.