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Patricia Clark

Patricia Clark, 50, of Clarksdale died Friday, February 28, 2020 at home in Clarksdale.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.


Richard Ira Gates

Richard Ira Gates, 60, Clarksdale died March 17, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. March 27, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. March 28, 2020 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest

Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.





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Local schools adjusting schedule after coronavirus outbreak

By JOSH TROY / PRESS REGISTER,

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.





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Lee seasons come to end

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Lee Academy boys and girls basketball teams both finished in the sweet 16 as their seasons came to an end in the north state tournament.


The Colts, 11-16, lost to Heritage 79-31. Brett Wilson’s 18 points led the way
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The Fillies, 15-13, lost to Leake 71-18. Emily Moser’s 11 points led the way.

 

 


Buckle up this weekend

By FLOYD INGRAM,

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

Clarksdale Police will be participating in the nationwide Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign for the Memorial Day Weekend and will be on the lookout for residents driving in the city without proper restraint.



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Obituaries

Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.

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Willie D. Peace, 77, of Chicago, Ill., died at his residence March 17, 2020.