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  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...






Migrant education program will be offered at Sherard Elementary School

By LARRY LIDDELL / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

The Coahoma County School District Board of Trustees approved a request by the Mississippi Department of Education to host a Migrant Education After-School program at Sherard Elementary School.

The MDE will fund the program, paying the salaries of all teachers involved in the exercise, as well as meals and snacks served.




Mary Lois Pearson Jordan Owens

Mrs. Mary Lois Pearson Jordan Owens, 93, of Union City, Tenn., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Union City.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at White-Ranson Funeral Home with Dr. Cecil Sewell officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral, beginning at 5 p.m.






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