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Three charged with murder of CPU guard

Clarksdale police assistant chief Robbie Linley confirmed Friday afternoon they had charged three people in the murder of Finnis "Butch" Catledge.

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Thursday 05/07/2015
Sheriff’s deputies pursue, catch burglar in Lyon
Updated: May 14, 2015 - 8:47 am

On Tuesday morning around 10:35 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrested Mark Simpson, 30, of Clarksdale for residential burglary.

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Thursday 04/16/2015
Man arrested in shooting deaths at Club Deuce 2
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:49 pm

The Clarksdale Police Department Wednesday afternoon reported they have arrested Anthony Edtrel Giles, 25, for the shooting deaths of J.C. Miller and Anthony Stevenson outside Club Deuce 2 in the early morning hours of April 2.

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Carnegie unveils marker on 101st birthday
Updated: April 16, 2015 - 12:46 pm

On its 101st birthday Tuesday afternoon, Carnegie Public Library unveiled its long-awaited historical marker.

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Thursday 04/09/2015
CCC radio station coming to fruition
Posted: April 09, 2015

After almost a decade of planning, the radio station project that State Sen. Robert Jackson has been working on for Coahoma Community College is close to being a reality.

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Rock & Blues Museum has new exhibit
Posted: April 09, 2015

Clarksdale’s Rock & Blues Museum has a new exhibit, just in time for the Juke Joint Festival.

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Juke Joint grows larger, with more vendors
Updated: April 09, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Considering annually, the Juke Joint Festival draws thousands of visitors from around the world, it’s probably best if things don’t change too much.

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Griot students learn about art of poetry writing from Lourie
Posted: April 09, 2015

On Tuesday, the Griot Arts Program welcomed  Dick Lourie, a musician and poet who has been visiting Clarksdale for nearly 20 years.

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Tuesday 02/17/2015
Greenbough hosts ribbon cutting for expanded facilty
Updated: February 18, 2015 - 9:34 am

Greenbough Health and Rehabilitation Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration Thursday for its expanded and updated facility at 340 Desoto Ave. Extended.

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