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A senseless drive-by shooting at a post high school graduation party Saturday night resulted in four people being hit by gunfire with one sent to a Memphis hospital in serious condition.

Firefighter Charles Lane was recognized as the City of Clarksdale's Employee of the Month for the month of April during the board of mayor and commissioners meeting held Monday, April 22 at City...

It was an unprecedented amount of success for high school basketball in Coahoma County for the 2018-19 season.

Offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins is projected to be selected in the first or second round of the NFL Draft this weekend, but the Clarksdale native has not forgotten his roots.

Civil rights pioneer and trailblazer James Meredith will be speaking at Coahoma Community College in The Pinnacle at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Several Coahoma County businessmen learned of a new avenue Monday that they hope will lead them to grab a share of the millions of dollars being spent on utility projects within the state of...

Hazel L. Cotton

Hazel L. Cotton, 82, of Friars Point, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at her home in Clarksdale.

A public viewing will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.








New arrival: Amos Luker Fuqua

By STAFF REPORTS,

Amy and Chip Fuqua, of Birmingham, Ala., announce the birth of their son, Amos Luker Fuqua. 

Amos was born at 9:01 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He weighed 9 pounds and 10 ounces and was 22 ½ inches long.  

Amos is proudly welcomed by his brother, Edgar Fuqua.





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.


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Walneika Holmes made history for women’s basketball at Coahoma Community College by becoming... READ MORE


Obituaries

Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May... READ MORE