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Authorities executed a search warrant and raided a suspected drug house in south Clarksdale with more than one person detained and what is believed to be a...

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

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.



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.



John Gilbert

On Tuesday, Feb.  19, 2019, God called home John Gilbert, 78. A longtime resident of Tupelo, he passed away at home.

John was born July 21, 1940, to John Amos Gilbert and Dorotha Brewer Stewart in Clarksdale.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and “Pops.”









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Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Martha Lou Fox Farris, 88, a homemaker from Clarksdale, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at home.... READ MORE