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.
Mary Lee Wilder, 84, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.
A public viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial funeral home , 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.
George Harrison Beam, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Baptist Hospital in Oxford.
After graduation from Sunflower High School in 1955, he began a career with South Central Bell, retiring in 1987 with 31 years of service.
The Coahoma County branch of the NAACP, a chapter that has been around since 1953, installed its officers for a two-year term at Chapel Hill M.B. Church Sunday afternoon.
All officers served in their positions the previous term.
Mable L. Stricklen, 91, of Clarksdale, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Clarksdale Nursing Center.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Rich with the Rev. Jovell Young officiating.
There will be a public viewing prior to the funeral, beginning at 10 a.m.
Sadie Foster Hite, 83, passed away at Oxford Health and Rehab on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019.
She was born in Lyon and lived in Coahoma County most of her life.
Otha Lee Green, 67, of Clarksdale, died Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, from 1 until 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.
Young people were the focus of Monday’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the campus of Coahoma Community College.
St. Elizabeth School recently announced its honor roll for the second nine week grading period.
Pastor’s List (All A’s) honors went to sixth-grader Rachel Thornton, fourth-graders Cooper Flowers and Harris Stonestreet, and third-graders Lucy Beth Anthony and Callie Jo Griffin.