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Teasie Lisa Jefferson-Conner, 55, of Clarksdale died at her home Sunday, July 28, 2019.
Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy said Tuesday night it is time to get to work.
Clarksdale voters said ‘yes’ to a $5 million bond issue this week that will see the city rebuild a bridge, mitigate flooding problems, install lighting and repair streets.
Willie Hopson, Jr., 72, of Lyon, Mississippi, died Aug. 6, 2019, in critical care at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at King's Temple Missionary Baptist Church located at 1402 Lyon Ave, in Clarksdale. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug.
A Clarksdale man was sentenced Feb. 5 to life in prison for the murder of a man in a Clarksdale park in September 2017.
On Feb. 5, Marcus Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury after a two-day trial in Coahoma County Circuit Court.
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.
A 32-year-old woman appeared in Clarksdale Municipal Court on Thursday, accused of stealing a motor vehicle from Clarksdale in early December.
Clarksdale mayor Chuck Espy put criminals on notice when local law enforcement officers met at the Expo Center Thursday morning for a public service announcement letting the community know police departments would be stepping up their games.
To the Editor:
Top elected officials in Quitman County are basically homegrown residents determined to enhance the quality of life and jointly assist residents to rise above their circumstances.
The Pig is back.
In a town where residents say they’ve been hungry for another grocery store option, Piggly Wiggly announced Monday plans to build a new store along Desoto Avenue near the Highway 61 bypass.
A man charged in a Clarksdale murder in mid-November made his initial court appearance on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Nikolus TaShawn White, 19, had his request for bond denied by Clarksdale Municipal Court Judge Derek Hopson and White remains lodged in the Coahoma County Jail.
A 41-year-old Clarksdale man was shot and killed by an officer with the Clarksdale Police Department, who was investigating a reported prowler on Saturday night in a quiet residential area near downtown Clarksdale.
Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.
Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.
It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.
As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.