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.
Della Mae Willis, 66, of Clarksdale died March 17, 2020.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Second Baptist Church in Duncan with the Rev. Jeffery Butler officiating. Burial is at Heavenly Rest Cemetery. Visitation is 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2020.
Woolf Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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In spite of losing just three games all season, the Coahoma County High School girls were given an 11 percent chance of winning the Class 2A basketball championship going into the state tournament.
All high schools in Coahoma County are scheduled to open after spring break next week, but due to the coronavirus, three of the districts are not going back until Tuesday.
The Clarksdale and Coahoma County school districts and Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School will be closed Monday and open again on Tuesday.
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.
New members of the National Technical Honor Society and the Career and Technical Education Ambassadors of the Carl Keen CTE Center were inducted on Jan. 9. NTHS advisor Wilma Bays and CTE ambassadors advisor Shirlaurence Fair inducted the new members.
Amateur Athletic Union basketball has been in Clarksdale the past three years and it is still growing.
Dennis Dupree Jr., son of Clarksdale Municipal School District Superintendent, Dennis Dupree, Sr. and wife, Shelia, founded the Mississippi Delta Elite team.
T he Christmas holidays are often sad times for families in the National Football League.
Since the season for most teams usually ends in late December, that is when team owners and head coaches make decisions as to personnel moving forward and those decision can make for awkward situations.
Paul Eugene Upton, 89, of Memphis, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Robbie Jean Upton, his son, Mark Alan Upton, his daughter, Sandra Carol Brooks, and his parents, Bessie Jane and Relder Dewitt Upton.
Law enforcement moving back to city hall
FRIARS POINT — The Friars Point Police Department is facing a $99,000 deficit and Mayor James Washington responded by suggesting to reduce the three-person department to a night watchman during Tuesday’s city council meeting.