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Clarksdale is known at the home of the Blues, but the community appreciates all types of music.
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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.

Debra Ann Mooney

Debra Ann Mooney, an Office Manager, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 at home. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at Meredith Nowell Funeral Home with burial in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in West Helena, Ark.

Carrie Mae Broom

Carrie Mae Broom, 86, died Aug. 17, 2019.

Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. Family hour is 6 to 7 p.m. at Bell Grove MBC.

Funeral is noon Saturday, Aug. 31 at Union Grove MBC with the Rev. Chuck Pollard officiating. Burial is at McLaurin Memorial Garden.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Audra Williams Powell

Audra Williams Powell, 69, of Southaven died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019 at home.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.

Michael Lewin Himelstein

Michael Lewin Himelstein, 50, a computer engineer, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Visitation is 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Memorial services are 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Meredith-Nowell Chapel with burial in the Beth Israel Cemetery.

CCHS opens at West Bolivar


Coahoma County High School football opens the season at West Bolivar at 7 p.m. Friday night.

The Red Panthers, a Region 3-2A school, were in the same district as the Eagles in 2018.

Coahoma County defeated West Bolivar in the second to last regular season game to help themselves get to the playoffs.

New rivalry


Clarksdale and Coahoma Early College high schools will play one another for the first time in the history of the two local schools Friday night.

The matchup is set for 7 p.m. at Coahoma Community College.

Both teams played in jamboree games at CCC last week and won.

Eddie Stimage

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in Meridian. He was born June 16, 1945 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred and Johnetta Stimage. He served in the United States Army/E5.

Tri-County Workforce Alliance provides summer enrichment


Thirty-five sixth through eighth graders from Coahoma and Quitman counties had the awesome opportunity of gaining more knowledge in reading/language arts, mathematics, and science through Tri-County Workforce Alliance’s Academy of Science, Reading and Mathematics for Potential Health Care Professionals, a year-around program that has been in ex



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Weddings & Engagements

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