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Willie McDowell, 55, died Jan. 7, 2020. He was born July 19, 1964.
Funeral services are 1 .m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at City of Truth in Clarksdale. Bishop Clayton will be presiding. Visitation is 1 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery.
Nellie Ann Ellington, 65, a School Teacher, died Jan. 13, 2020 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020 at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland. Funeral mass is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church in Cleveland with burial in the Shelby Cemetery in Shelby.
Alecia Green, 60, died on Jan. 10, 2020. She was born Sept. 24, 1959.
Paul J. Miller, 86, a retired postmaster of Rena Lara, died Jan. 10, 2020 at Greenbough Nursing Center. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home.
When I think of the 2019 football season in Coahoma County for both high school and junior college, the word transition first comes to mind.
All five teams in some way have not completely fulfilled their potential, but are also on the right path to building more successful programs.
The Tunica County Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in finding those involved in a weekend shooting.
Sunday night the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call that shots had been fired and a man wounded at River Pointe Apartments behind building 4G located on Old Highway 61 N in Robinsonville.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged in relation to a robbery near an ATM machine in Clarksdale on Friday.
Mitchell Benton was arrested at 11:20 a.m. Friday in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Alabama Street.
To the Editor:
Led by our city’s chaplain, pastor John Givens, in the heritage of the Israelites and their march around the city of Jericho, the City of Clarksdale is planning a symbolic walk of faith on Saturday, May 4, 2019, entitled “The Jericho Walk,” to encircle our city in prayer.
The Mississippi Legislature mandated all school districts have an active shooter drill in the early part of the academic year and Coahoma County’s was Friday afternoon.
Dreary weather is forcing me to stay indoors, but I am comforted by my cherished potted tropical plants. Some, however, are really ugly to visitors, which makes me love ‘em even more.
An audit report earlier this year showed that the Coahoma County Chancery Clerk’s Office was up to six months behind in recording the minutes from meetings conducted by the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors.
A new study released by SmartAsset ranks the top places in Mississippi for small business owners and Coahoma County ranked eighth in the state.
The study weighs three factors: the percentage of people in a county with small business income, the proportion of that income to overall income and taxes paid by small business owners.
CLARKSDALE - “While he was living, Van Gogh never sold a painting; but following his death, his art was worth millions,” observes James “Super Chikan” Johnson, Clarksdale’s irrepressible blues musician and Friday night headliner for the 32nd annual Sunflower River Blues Festival.