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If you will look in the bottom left corner of this page, you’ll see the name and assignment of everyone who works at your Clarksdale Press Register.
  JACKSON – State Auditor Shad White announced the Auditor’s office concluded four cases with guilty verdicts for embezzlement and returned nearly $150,000 to taxpayers last month.
  The start of a $5 million series of city projects in Clarksdale began with a simple groundbreaking for a new sidewalk this week.
  Tens of thousands of yellow and orange cosmos, bask in the Mississippi Delta sunshine on the banks of the Sunflower River in Martin Luther King Park this week. The flowers were planted this spring...

Freddie Williams

Freddie Williams, 48, of Tunica, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, in Tunica County.

A public viewing was held Friday, Feb., 22, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.



Sunflower River crests, but high waters remain

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.

As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.


John Gilbert

On Tuesday, Feb.  19, 2019, God called home John Gilbert, 78. A longtime resident of Tupelo, he passed away at home.

John was born July 21, 1940, to John Amos Gilbert and Dorotha Brewer Stewart in Clarksdale.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and “Pops.”










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When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in March, all sorts of questions entered my mind when it came... READ MORE

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Joe Jackson, 72, of Tutwiler died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional... READ MORE

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Joe Jackson, 72, of Tutwiler died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Regional... READ MORE