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.
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The annual edition of COMPASS is being distributed in the community today.
The magazine features stories and photos of the people, places, businesses and companies that make this community a great place to live and work.
Copies will be distributed to local hotels, restaurants, private offices and government buildings.
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!
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.
The Mississippi Library Commission has named 12 library systems as Mississippi Library Stars with the Carnegie Public Library of Clarksdale and Coahoma County making the list.
The concept of Library Stars is based on the national professional magazine, Library Journal.
Clarksdale blues music and musicians was the team of two evening features at the 10th annual Clarksdale Film Festival Friday and Saturday nights.
“Walk with Me: Lucious Spiller, Called to Sing the Blues” played Friday at Grandma’s Sports Bar and “The Blues Trail Revisited: A Documentary Memoir” played Saturday.
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.
Shown are the Students of the Month for March at Sherard Elementary School. Standing in the front row, from left, are Karmeisha Lyles, Jeremiah Hurd and Monique Taylor. In the back row are Principal Dr. Kevin Carter, Amyia McKinley, Derriona Moore, Kameria Royster and Kyese Johnson .
Ellen Tabor Ginsberg, 94, of Dallas, a homemaker, died April 29, 2018, at The Traymore Nursing Center in Dallas.
Visitation was held Thursday May 3, 2018, at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Graveside services were Thursday at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.
The system works.
While you may be dismayed by what politicians do once they get in office, we hope you never doubt the process that gets them there.
Sardis Lake is the site of the 30th Annual Dragonfly Sprint Triathlon on Saturday, August 24. Presented by P.R. Event Management, the event begins at 8 a.m. on the sandy white beach at Cypress Point on the Lower Lake at Sardis Reservoir.
Name: Doug Borgognoni
Previous political office: None
Political affiliation: Democrat