Sandra Elizabeth Harper was born to the union of Alvin Lee Williams Campbell and Beulah (Stanton) Watts Campbell in Clarksdale on Sept. 24, 1944. Her parents preceded her in death.
Carolyn Alford Salmon, 89, of Clarksdale, died Monday, May 18, 2020 at Clarksdale Nursing Center.
The City of Clarksdale is following Gov. Tate Reeves orders and voted this week to continue sheltering in place until May 11.
Mayor Chuck Espy reminded residents if they don’t have essential business to tend to, to stay off the streets and he reminded the city a curfew is still in place for the next two weeks.
As you see in today’s Press Register, two former Coahoma Community College were selected in the NFL Draft last week.
Linebacker Davion Taylor went to the Philadelphia Eagles in the third tournd, while cornerback Chris Claybrooks went to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round.
Neftali "Neff" Rios, 37, of Dublin, a RN at St. Francis Hospital, died Sunday, April 26,2020 at home. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday, May 1, 2020 at the RiosFamily Cemetery in Dublin. Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Police are trained to make split second decisions.
Cpl. L.J. Peters made the right decision Sunday morning and a 2-year-old is probably alive because his quick action.
A call came into the Clarksdale Police Department about 10 a.m. Sunday that a 2-year-old boy had been shot in the torso at 520 McKinley Street.
Coahoma County saw no new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday and it was the first time the local number has not increased since the first case was reported March 18.
The county currently has 38 confirmed cases of the disease and one fatality attributed to the disease on April 4.
JONESTOWN — “Last 2010 census, we didn’t do so well in Coahoma County.”
Reggan Mason, partnership specialist for Atlanta Regional Census Center, said those very words to the Jonestown City Council Monday night as she explained the next census is April 1, 2020.
Two high schools in Coahoma County will be holding their graduations for the class of 2018 on Saturday, May 19.
The first is Coahoma Early College High School set for 10 a.m. in the Pinnacle on the Coahoma Community College campus.
CECHS’s valedictorian is Talayshia Tate and the salutatorian is Layesha Ba.
Coahoma Community College head football coach Steven Miller and his coaching staff have made it their top priority to work harder and faster for a big bounce-back season in 2019. They journeyed up and down the nation to hunt down the best fit for their breakout team this fall.
As attorney Jim Herring was interviewing the top trio of Clarksdale Public Utilities employees as part of an investigation last week, other personnel issues were taking place.