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Action Club distributes 200 fruit baskets to Friars Point residents

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

FRIARS POINT — The Friars Point Action Club came together this holiday season and put together 200 fruit baskets for the needy and elderly.

The club, established in 1989, also helps kids in the community and is involved with all the different activities in Friars Point throughout the year.


Local masonic lodge donates 150 cans of food to Clarksdale CARE Station

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Joseph Lodge No. 259 Star of Bethlehem No. 57, which is a local masonic lodge, came together to donate approximately 150 cans of food to the Clarksdale CARE Station for the Christmas season.

Each member of the chapter in the lodge, along with other individuals in the community, donated cans.







Clarksdale First Presbyterian Church brings nativity scene to life

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

For more than 50 years, people have come to the First Presybterian Church in Clarksdale on the nights before Christmas in hopes of seeing the enactment of Jesus Christ’s birth in a Bethlehem stable.

A steady, cold rain that fell Wednesday night, Dec. 19 didn’t deter onlookers and participants in this year’s live nativity scene.




Author Hank Burdine dishes on his favorite topic - the Delta

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Author Hank Burdine’s latest book is a collection of his stories about the people, places and things that make up the Delta.

And Burdine is the perfect person to share those stories with his Southern drawl and storytelling ease that leaves one craving a sip of whiskey as they sit along the banks of the Mississippi River.





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Obituaries

Curtis Butler, Jr., 56, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Smyrna, Tenn.