Dennis E. Thomas, 50, of Jonestown Died May 30, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. June 5, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is at noon June 6, 2020 at the Timothy Burrel Building in Jonestown with the Rev. Bennie Brown presiding.
Willie V. Dawson, 95, of Clarksdale, born Feb. 12, 1925, died.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. May 30 with Bishop Dawson officiating. Burial was at McLaurin Memorial Garden. Visitation was 1 to 5 p.m. May 29 at Century Funeral Home.
Century Funeral home handled arrangements.
Sammy L. Cotton, 67, of Clarksdale died May 30, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. June 5, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. June 6, 2020 with Pastor Kenny Watson presiding.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.
Barbara Nell House Leggett, 87, passed away Sunday morning, May 31, 2020 at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Graveside services are 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Oakridge cemetery in Clarksdale with the Rev. Scott Wright and the Rev. Danny Smith officiating.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, (R-Miss.) issued the following statement Thursday after voting in favor of the USA Freedom Reauthorization Act, which includes provisions to reform and extend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) for three years.
The Department of Employment Security has enough money in the immediate future to pay benefits owed to citizens across the State and pay for additional staff to handle claims, Executive Director Jackie Turner reported to the Senate Economic and Workforce Development Committee on Thursday.
On Sunday, May 31, 2020, Helen Walk Bowman, loving mother of two daughters passed away at the age of 82.
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Weiland of Clarksdale, Mississippi, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Rebecca Weiland, to Logan Haze Bosarge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian Bosarge of Meridian, Mississippi.
Richard Webster was a local public figure for many years as the mayor of Clarksdale, a broadcaster and avid golfer and family and friends will remember him as man of service to others.
Webster, the mayor from 1975 to 1986 and 1997 to 2001, died Saturday at age 72.
The Clarksdale Police Department is investigating a shooting after a man was dropped off at the emergency room with multiple gunshot wounds.
Markevius Dear told police in the hospital he did not know how he made it to the emergency room of Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
061919 SEN Smith Yazoo pump request
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has asked President Trump to approve the use of temporary pumps in the Yazoo Backwater Area to begin removing floodwaters that have contaminated the region for months on end.
Amanda Johnson, executive director of the Clarksale Collegiate Charter School, welcomes first-grader Ra’Khylan Walker on Wednesday’s opening day for the state’s newest charter school and the first in the Mississippi Delta.
The college prep school is located on the campus of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on West Second Street.