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.
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.
While a recent survey shows there is a great concern about crime in Clarksdale, there were few members of the public in attendance at Thursday’s forum where a plan guiding the city’s police department for the next five years was unveiled.
George Henderson, 74, of Detroit, Mich. died Jan. 15, 2020 at Harper Hospital in Detroit, Mich. At 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 public viewing was at Mt. Ary Missionary Baptist Church followed by funeral service at noon with Pastor Michael Moore presiding. Burial followed at Church Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to
It was on that dark stretch of rural road, hemmed in between stands of towering oaks and deserted railroad cars between Clarksdale and Lyon where I came upon him one recent Tuesday evening.
The Clarksdale 10-year-old baseball all-stars finished second in the south district in the state tournament in Indianola earlier in the month.
The next stop for the all-stars will be the World Series in Southaven this weekend.
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.