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Clarksdale is known at the home of the Blues, but the community appreciates all types of music.
Proposal sets priorities, seeks funding
There have been several stories in your Clarksdale Press Register over the past few weeks reporting on crime.
The Bahama Islands were recently hit by Hurricane Dorian and are still experiencing the effects of that storm, and Clarksdale’s mayor and a local business have put out the call to help those who a
Tougaloo College/ Delta HealthPartners Healthy Start Initiative will host Safety Seat Saturday in Clarksdale as part of Child Passenger Safety Week.

Vivian Washington

Vivian Washington, 44, of Clarksdale died Sept. 14, 2019.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at McKinley St. Church of Christ with Minister Oscar Dorsey presiding. Burial will be at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 to 5 p.m. Friday.

Rose Ann Moore Hudson

Rose Ann Moore Hudson, 65, born Sept. 9, 1954, died at St Francis Hospital Sept. 13, 2019.

She is survived by her husband Jonathan Hudson of Clarksdale. She was preceded in death by the late Willie Moore Sr. and survived by Lula Mae Moore of Clarksdale.

Sharon Cox Bishop

Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. Sharon loved God, family, friends, music, cooking, and was passionate about her shopping.

Ordinance enforcement

People who choose to live in town give up some choices when they move inside the city limits.

Laws and ordinances let us know what the rules are and are designed to protect the quality of life for the thousands of people – young and old, rich and poor, black and white – who live in town.



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Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary... READ MORE