Today's Top Stories

  Someone may have jumped off the Helena Bridge over the Mississippi River early Tuesday morning and authorities are looking for a man and information about him.
  Two juveniles were shot Sunday afternoon and authorities are seeking details on a vehicle and suspect possibly involved in the incident.
  Coahoma County reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and a Long Term Care (LTC) facility has reported another death.
  Students who are six-years-old as of Sept. 1 and who have not attained the age of 17 as of Sept. 1 must go to school as required by state law.








High school welding students tour SafTCart's Clarksdale plant

By STAFF REPORTS,

Students from West Bolivar High School watch as SafTCart employee George Malone, second from left, puts together a manifold during the students’ visit to the Clarksdale plant on Feb. 26.

Malone has been an employee at SafTCart for close to 19 years. At left is Andy Ellis, the IT director for SafTCart who was giving the tour.




Burdine, Grant headline 'For the Love of Books' fundraiser

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Author Hank Burdine, left, tells a story while moderator Bill Luckett, center, and Richard Grant laugh during Thursday’s fifth annual ‘For the Love of Books’ event at the Cutrer Mansion in Clarksdale.

The event raises funds for the Community Book Talks Lecture Series, which has featured a number of authors throughout the years.



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Linda Young, 49, of Clarksdale died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at home. A viewing will be held from 1... READ MORE

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Linda Young, 49, of Clarksdale died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at home. A viewing will be held from 1... READ MORE