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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.
Coahoma Community College’s Mighty Tigers remained steadfast and ended the week with a bang on Saturday night when Dequan Morris knocked down a three-pointer at the buzzer to give Coahoma the ultimate win with a 69-67 victory against East Central.
FRIARS POINT — The Friars Point Community Action Club has been organizing Friars Point Day annually for more than 35 years, but in recent years, there has not been much activity to celebrate the occasion.
The price tag for a proposed athletic and recreation complex in Clarksdale has shrunk as developers put together the final details before seeking funding for the massive project.
Once sporting a $52 million construction bill, the Corey L. Moore Sports and Recreation Complex would now be built for an estimated $39 million.
As I write this, I am wearing my Delta State University alumni association sweatshirt to remind me of how Alabama played in the NCAA title game Monday night.
The 14-0 Crimson Tide looked like the 2-8 Statesmen against Clemson while losing to the Tigers, 44-16.