Today's Top Stories

  Coahoma County reported only one new case of coronavirus Thursday, but it also recorded its fourth death.
  Governor Tate Reeves announced today his Safer At Home order will be ending on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.
  A Clarksdale man has been arrested for shooting at a car occupied by two women early Wednesday morning.
I suspect, when this is all over, one lasting effect of COVID-19 will be loss of trust.
COVID-19 Underlying Conditions

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.












Jonestown mayor Kenneth Lester arrested on five counts of embezzlement

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Jonestown mayor Kenny Lester is facing up to 100 years in prison after being arrested by the Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday, Dec. 9 for allegedly embezzling residents’ water bill payments and a city police firearm, announced Attorney General Jim Hood on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in a press release.



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After taking a year off, McKinley Scott saw an opportunity to get back into coaching and build a... READ MORE

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Albert Holman Williams, 76, born in Davenport on April 20, 1944, died Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at... READ MORE

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