Clarksdale taxpayers will foot bill for intersection improvements

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Approximately a year from now, Clarksdale taxpayers will begin to pay for the new traffic signals and landscaping coming to three of the city’s gateway intersections.

In its meeting Monday afternoon, the Board of Mayor and Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution in support of a $1.2 million bond.





Over 850 Coahoma County residents give thanks for Community Thanksgiving Meal

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Some 850 people in Coahoma County received a Thanksgiving meal this year through the efforts of a mixture of volunteers and businesses as part of an outpouring of support that dates back nearly 40 years.

The Community Thanksgiving Meal was served up Thursday morning at The Care Station at 318 Delta Ave. in Clarksdale.







Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.

Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.




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Steven Staple, 45, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi... READ MORE