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
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The Rock & Blues Museum gave a check for $5,000 to Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort and Shelter (CARES) Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.
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.
Sardis Lake is the site of the 30th Annual Dragonfly Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, August 24. Presented by P.R. Event Management, the event begins at 8 a.m. on the sandy white beach at Cypress Point on the Lower Lake at Sardis Reservoir.
Robert Blake Ashmore was convicted this morning of first-degree murder of Mason Howard, 19, with a 12-gauge shotgun on April 9, 2016 and sentenced to life in prison under the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
The verdict came in a jury trial in second circuit judge Al Smith’s courtroom.
Recount will not affect other races or Aug. 27 runoff election
Four Coahoma County Democratic candidates are asking for an examination of ballot boxes for a wide range of reasons, including alleged voter fraud and polling place errors following the Aug. 6 primary election.
Ronald Claude (Ronnie) Wilson, Jr. , formerly of Clarksdale, died July 19,2019 in McNeill at the age of 74. Services are at West Union Church, at 11 a.m. July 27,2019.
As downtowns in many small communities slowly dry up, we want to encourage people to look at our downtown area and recognize how fortunate Clarkdale is.
Bound by a railroad on the east and a river on the south, Clarksdale’s downtown is compact and clearly defined.
The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors will be appealing the Mississippi Supreme Court’s ruling issued earlier this month that would allow the city of Clarksdale to annex three areas currently in the county.
After 12 years as the Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent of Schools, Dennis J. Dupree will retire June 28.
Dupree made the announcement during Thursday evening’s regular December board meeting.
Actor Morgan Freeman highlighted many events going on throughout Clarksdale on New Year’s Eve Monday as tourists and Coahoma County residents went to different clubs to ring in 2019.
Etta Turner has been a fixture at the Clarksdale Municipal School District since 1998, but not in the traditional role as an educator.
There will be a contested race for sheriff in Coahoma County this year, while the field grew among those seeking a spot on the county supervisors board.
Stacy Lester, 44, of Ohio Avenue in Clarksdale, filed candidacy papers on Monday, Jan. 28 as a Democrat seeking the office of sheriff.
Joseph Cox, 63, a farmer from Clarksdale, died June 10, 2019 at his home. Visitation is 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church with burial in the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.
Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May 20, 2019. Visitation is Thursday, May 23, 2019, 1 to 2 p.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale, MS.
Dr. Mary Frances Dear-Moton moved back to Clarksdale from Jackson in 2007.
MADISON--Barbara Ann Wilson Vincent, age 88, passed away at her daughter's home in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 15. Her health had declined in recent months.