Evelyn Marie Campassi Demilio was born in Clarksdale, Miss. On Feb. 16, 1925. She died on Aug.
Vehicle related crimes dominated the Clarksdale Police blotter this weekend with three auto burglaries, a stolen vehicle and a recovered stolen vehicle listed.
Ethel Johnson, 70, of Clarksdale, born in December 1950, died.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 with the Rev. Tyler officiating. Graveside services are at Oak Ridge Cenetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 at Century Funeral Home.
Century Funeral Home is handling arraangments.
Michael Anthony Pinkston, 67, a medical technologist from Clarksdale, died July 20, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday July 24, 2020 at Memorial Gardens in Lyon with burial in the Memorial Gardens. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
With much fanfare and the cameras rolling, Clarksdale signed on the dotted line for a $7.4 million check to pay for infrastructure projects Monday.
The Mayor and Board of Commissioners will now allocated the money to begin construction on five and possibly six big street, drainage and flooding projects around the city.
Tyrus Khalil McCraney, 0, of Robinsonville died July 10, 2020 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. Graveside service is 11 a.m. July 18, 2020 at Heavenly Rest Cemetery with Pastor Glenn Newson presiding. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
Trakedreya Jones, 21 of Friars Point died July 11, 2020 in Memphis, Tenn.
Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. July 17, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
Funeral Service is 1 p.m. July 18, 2020 at Mt. Ary church in Friars Point with Pastor Nicholas Artis presiding.
Quilting is always about culture and preserving it for generations to come.
The community can learn to quilt at the Tutwiler Community Education Center, 304 Hancock
Street in Tutwiler this summer, with classes being offered Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Sara Catherine Hood and Matthew Lafayette Wilson exchanged their personal handwritten wedding vows at an intimate candlelight ceremony on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 6 p.m., at Belen Baptist Church, in Belen, Mississippi.
Walmart has not closed and shoppers continue to come in seeking -- well, toilet paper.
"We are open and we have items on the shelf," said Walmart manager Sam Conner. "We get trucks everyday and stock it when we get it."
Nina Chicouras Zachary, 88, of West Helena, Ark., passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, due to natural causes after a brief illness.
William Benton Rico, age 27, of Rena Lara lost his life tragically on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Head Coach Micheal Stringer has been building the Coahoma Community College basketball program brick by brick. Coahoma has been making strides on and off the court. Last season, the Tigers were very competitive and starting to have a winning attitude. Despite winning three games, Coahoma lost 12 games by 3-5 points.
Jewel Moore Williams, 91, a homemaker, passed away Dec. 27, 2019 at her home. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Visitation will also be 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, with the funeral service at 2 p.m. at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.
To the Editor:
When I think of our community, the phrase that comes to mind is “sunlight is the best disinfectant.”
It’s summer in Mississippi. Sunshine is plentiful. But when you take a closer look at Clarksdale, there are many dark corners in need of sunlight.