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.
The Care Station and Mid-South Food Bank once again hosted a massive mobile food pantry food distribution at the Expo Center on Monday.
And they were chosen for the distribution of more than 20,000 pounds of food because Clarksdale does this well.
A large crowd turned out for Thursday’s Hamburger Lunch benefit for the CARES Animal Shelter in Clarksdale.
The non-profit shelter, located at 1645 Desoto Ave., provides a safe haven for the community's animals as they currently have a less than 3 percent euthanasia rate.
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
The Fillies, 15-13, lost to Leake 71-18. Emily Moser’s 11 points led the way.
The Coahoma County girls and boys maintained their standings at the top of the division with three wins last week — two being in the division and one a non-district contest.
The Red Panthers (21-2, 10-0) won at home against South Delta, 68-9, on Tuesday, Jan. 29.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered / Missing Child Alert for Kamrone Lee, 16, of Greenville, Washington County.
He is described as a black male, 5-feet, 9-inches tall, weighing 90-pounds with black, braided hair and brown eyes.