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Sharon Cox Bishop

Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. Sharon loved God, family, friends, music, cooking, and was passionate about her shopping.


Louise Chamoun

Louise Chamoun passed away at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center surrounded by her family.  Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St.



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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

By FROM PRESS RELEASE,

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


Coahoma County’s Jaylin Jones enrolls at Mississippi School for Math, Science

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

COLUMBUS – The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) has accepted 130 new junior students to study in at the prestigious public high school this fall.

Jaylin Lyndell Jones from Coahoma County Jr./Sr. High School is one of those from across the state carefully selected to attend. He is the son of Nellie Jones.


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.


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.


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Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.

Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.


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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Shortly after attending Clarksdale crime forum, man shot during robbery

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Less than an hour after he’d attended a community meeting on crime Monday night, a 44-year-old Clarksdale man was shot multiple times during a robbery at his home.

Darry Jenkins sustained several gunshot wounds in the robbery at his residence along the 400 block of Garfield Street.


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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Sports

Coahoma Community College did not win any football games in 2018 and has been toward the bottom of... READ MORE

Obituaries

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Weddings & Engagements

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