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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.
JONESTOWN — After nearly 10 months of Jonestown being without a city attorney, Clarksdale municipal judge Derek Hopson was unanimously approved by the city council to fill the position during the Monday, May 6, meeting.
After coming off of a disappointing 2017 football season where expectations were not met, Clarksdale got off to the start it was looking for in its spring game with a 13-10 win against Oxford in Vaught-Hemmingway at Ole Miss on Thursday, May 10 thanks to a late goal-line stand.
The Clarksdale 10-year-old baseball all-stars finished second in the south district in the state tournament in Indianola earlier in the month.
The next stop for the all-stars will be the World Series in Southaven this weekend.
Coahoma Baseball has opened the door for many athletes who want to be a part of Tiger Nation. Four International players made that commitment in 2016, and two years later have become productive men. They are part of the winningest sophomore class in Coahoma Community College history.