ITTA BENA — Quick starts enabled the Coahoma County High School boys and girls to earn double-digit victories in the quarterfinals of the Class 2A state tournament against New Site at Mississippi Valley State University Thursday.
Mayor Chuck Espy said he wants to avoid the controversy and cronyism of appointing citizens to the Clarksdale Public Utility board to a public vote and his appointment to the Clarksdale Municipal School District to a decision by students at the high school.
Carey Robinson, 69, of Friars Point died Feb. 19, 2020 at St. Francis in Memphis. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 28, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon Feb. 29, 2020 at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Watkins presiding. Burial follows at Friars Point Cemetery.
Crawford Bowen Allen, of Clarksdale was recently named to The University of Alabama Dean’s List for fall 2019.
A total of 12,050 students enrolled during the 2019 fall term at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
Joe Lee Haile, 82, of Lyon died Feb. 19, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Redmon Funeral Home is handing arrangements.
Spring is just around the corner and while we had a blast of cold, rainy weather this week, let me assure you, warm sunny days are on their way.
One of the joys of living in this part of the world is March brings Spring to Mississippi. While the rest of the nation suffers another month of snow, we get the first taste of Spring!
How do you know if you have a good ad?
It’s simple: People in the restaurant business know good food, bankers know good banks and newspapers know good advertising.
Funeral services for Jesse Ling Joe, 86, of Clarksdale will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at Boone Funeral Home in Greenville. He passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center. Burial will be in the Greenville Chinese Cemetery under the direction of Boone Funeral Home in Greenville.
Charles Sykes, 58, of Clarksdale died Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 at Long Lake at Friars Point on Highway 1.
A viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home’s Chapel
The second Benchmark assessment scores for the 2019-20 academic year are in and all elementary schools in the Coahoma County School District earned a C, while Coahoma County Jr./Sr. High School’s score was a D.
School principals reported the scores and discussed strengths and weaknesses during the Tuesday, Feb. 11 board meeting.
Pearlie Mae Fair, 79, born Aug. 16, 1940, died at Desoto Nursing Home in Southaven Jan. 16, 2020.
Funeral services are noon Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at Century Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksdale. Burial is at McLaurin Cemetery in Lyon. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.
COLUMBUS – The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) has accepted 130 new junior students to study in at the prestigious public high school this fall.
Jaylin Lyndell Jones from Coahoma County Jr./Sr. High School is one of those from across the state carefully selected to attend. He is the son of Nellie Jones.
Robbie Linley is the first to admit he should be dead.
Instead, 10 months after being told he had a tumor that would likely end his life, Linley is back to work at the Clarksdale Police Department as an assistant chief.
Nina Chicouras Zachary, 88, of West Helena, Ark., passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, due to natural causes after a brief illness.
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Rubye Brown Cosby, 88, of Jonestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.
Rufus Thompson, 56, died June 15, 2019 at Northwest Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale. He was born Sept. 11, 1962 in Marks.
Funeral services were noon Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Valley Queen M.B. Church in Marks. Burial was at Booker Cemetery in Marks.
Century Funeral Home directed funeral services.
A new 200-bed residence hall for students and 10-unit housing complex for faculty, as well as a renovated dining hall at Coahoma Community College was part of a proposal made before the college's board of trustees on Monday, Jan. 14.
Rose Ann Moore Hudson, 65, born Sept. 9, 1954, died at St Francis Hospital Sept. 13, 2019.
She is survived by her husband Jonathan Hudson of Clarksdale. She was preceded in death by the late Willie Moore Sr. and survived by Lula Mae Moore of Clarksdale.
Modena Taylor Buchanan, 91, of Marks died Nov. 9, 2019 in Sanford, Fla. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 at Hornburger Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is noon Nov. 23, 2019 at Valley Queen M.B. Church in Marks with the Rev. Bernard Handy presiding. Burial follows at Belleview Family Cemetery in Hinchcliffe.