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Eddie Stimage

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in Meridian. He was born June 16, 1945 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Johnetta Stimage. He served in the United States Army/E5.

Tri-County Workforce Alliance provides summer enrichment


Thirty-five sixth through eighth graders from Coahoma and Quitman counties had the awesome opportunity of gaining more knowledge in reading/language arts, mathematics, and science through Tri-County Workforce Alliance’s Academy of Science, Reading and Mathematics for Potential Health Care Professionals, a year-around program that has been in ex

Coahoma County’s Jaylin Jones enrolls at Mississippi School for Math, Science


COLUMBUS – The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) has accepted 130 new junior students to study in at the prestigious public high school this fall.

Jaylin Lyndell Jones from Coahoma County Jr./Sr. High School is one of those from across the state carefully selected to attend. He is the son of Nellie Jones.

Carrie Mae Broom

Carrie Mae Broom, 86, died Aug. 17, 2019.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Family hour is 6 to 7 p.m. at Bell Grove MBC.

Funeral is noon Saturday, Aug. 31 at Union Grove MBC with the Rev. Chuck Pollard officiating. Burial is at McLaurin Memorial Garden.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Michael Lewin Himelstein

Michael Lewin Himelstein, 50, a computer engineer, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Chapel with burial in the Beth Israel Cemetery.


Marie Jordan Pepper

Marie Jordan Pepper, 66, of Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

Marie was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Yazoo City to Charles A. Jordan Sr. and Mabel Norman Jordan.


State auditor issues more than $1.1 million in demands; Former tourism director Allen, former CCC employees indicted


JACKSON – Today State Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from the Auditor’s office have made arrests in two separate cases after a grand jury assembled by District Attorney for the 11th District Brenda Mitchell indicted Gwendolyn Jefferson, Stacie Neal, and Kappi Allen.

State Supreme Court issues ruling in costly conflict between city, county


Residents in two areas north of Clarksdale will continue to be county residents and not be annexed into the city after a ruling issued by the state’s highest court last week.

The ruling apparently puts an end to a land tussle that dates back eight years and could end up costing local taxpayers nearly $1.5 million.



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