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An audit report earlier this year showed that the Coahoma County Chancery Clerk’s Office was up to six months behind in recording the minutes from meetings conducted by the Coahoma County Board...

Elise Ellington, a 14-year-old eighth-grader at Clarksdale’s W.A.

Robbie Linley is the first to admit he should be dead.

While Clarksdale and Coahoma County may share some of the same struggles of businesses and schools in the rest of Mississippi, local leaders believe they stand apart with their ability to work...

Various members of the Clarksdale community came together Saturday morning as part of the first Community Cleanup Day.

STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Recent rainfall in north Mississippi has flooded many areas and made much Delta farmland unworkable as the time approaches for planting and other traditional tasks.







Hembree Brandon

Hembree B. Brandon, 82, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville.

A native of New Albany, he was public relations manager for the state Highway Department’s Northern District (1956-‘61) and editor of the Winona Times (1963-’73).



Sadie Dill

Sadie Dill, 89, of Lambert, died Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Quitman County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marks.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at noon at the Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksdale with the Rev. L.C. Tyler II officiating. Burial will be private.




Spring Initiative students spending Spring Break in Nashville

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Big Spring, which is a group of seventh- through 10th-graders in the local Spring Initiative program, are spending Wednesday and Thursday in Nashville as part of their spring break in an effort to expand their horizons.

All 14 children will be participating in the High Ropes obstacle course, which is a team-building exercise.


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H.D. King, Jr., 92, who was retired from Wonder Bread, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at... READ MORE