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Willie B. Miller

Willie B. Miller, 78, born in February 1942, died in Oxford.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. Graveside is at Rome Cemetery. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.



Charles Weaver

Charles Weaver, 68, born in October 1951, died in Southaven.

Funeral services are 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. Graveside is McLaurin Memorial Garden. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.


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First Nursing Home Case Reported In County

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Coahoma County posted its first reported case of coronavirus in a nursing home Monday, while the state saw the traditional drop in cases reported over the weekend.

Mississippi reported only one death from the disease on Monday.

Coahoma County went 118 days into the pandemic without a case of the virus reported in a Long Term Care (LTC) facility. The state’s case count for LTC’s also includes staff who test positive with the disease and not just residents of those facilities.

There have been no deaths reported in LTC’s in Coahoma County.



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Terry Lake

Terry Lake, 60, of Clarksdale died Jan. 21, 2020 at Greenbough Nursing Home. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church with Elder Leslie B. Howard Sr. presiding. Burial follows at Oakridge Cemetery.




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Rash of burglaries reported in Clarksdale

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

It’s summertime and burglaries – especially auto burglaries – are the crime of the season as crooks and juveniles look for easy opportunities to steal.

Police ask that you please lock your doors, park in lighted areas and anyone who sees someone suspicious lurking around vehicles to please call police and they will respond.




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