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Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center may be in the heart of the economically challenged Delta, but doctors have come to Clarksdale from all over the country and world and found the care patients receive at this hospital to be top-notch.
A death related to coronavirus has been reported in Tunica County and is the first in the region.
The Tunica County COVID-19 Task Force was notified Wednesday evening by the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) of a death within the County of Tunica, which was related to the Coronavirus.
Ethel Mae Thomas, 66, of Clarksdale died Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale.
The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) continue to closely monitor an outbreak of respiratory illnesses caused by coronavirus (COVID-19) that was first detected in Wuhan, China.
Barbara Jamison, at left, serves up an offering of John Wayne casserole to Gail Collins, at right, during Friday’s Taste of Clarksdale at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium. Also shown are Janise Ray, center, and Janette Stokes, back right, as they were manning the table for the Aaron E. Henry Head Start Center in Clarksdale.
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.
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.
Customers attending Clarksdale Public Utilities meetings questioning their bills has been an ongoing issue.
It will be a big weekend for Clarksdale and Tennessee Williams.
The community will host a variety of events aimed at telling the world about one of its most famous native sons with three days of ceremony, events and, of course, performances of some of the playwright’s most famous works.
Departments hit with 3.4-percent cut.
Supervisors have prepared their 2019-20 budget with departments seeing a reduction in funding and taxpayers seeing a tax increase.
Supervisors will present their budget Thursday and adopt it later this month. The proposed budget has a four mill tax increase.