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Sara was in town this past weekend and the Ingram household is slowly making the transition from Houston to Clarksdale.
A public hearing has been scheduled for noon Thursday, Sept. 5 to discuss the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors’ proposal of a four-mill property tax increase for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) has been named a Winning “W”
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is alerting the public of an ongoing scam in the state.
With peewee football season underway, Clarksdale Bears coach Kelvin Stacker is looking to make improvements to his team’s field at David Self Park on Espy Drive.

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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Lee Academy’s softball team bounced back after finishing as runner-up in its home tournament on... READ MORE

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Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in... READ MORE

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