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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



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.




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Downtown

As downtowns in many small communities slowly dry up, we want to encourage people to look at our downtown area and recognize how fortunate Clarkdale is.

Bound by a railroad on the east and a river on the south, Clarksdale’s downtown is compact and clearly defined.


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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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Curtis Lee Gary

Curtis Lee Gary, 55, of Sherard, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at his home.

Visitation will be held this Friday, March 22, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Rosemary Gaston Bradford

Rosemary Gaston Bradford, 87, a longtime resident of Flowers Manor in Clarksdale, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, at her home.

Mrs. Bradford was born in New Orleans on July 7, 1931, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carlisle Gaston. 


Thomas Williams Jr., right, makes a move for Coahoma Early College High School in their game against West Tallahatchie on Tuesday night.

500 rebounds

By JOSH TROY,

Thomas Williams Jr. is just a little more than halfway into his high school basketball career, but he already has surpassed the 500-rebound mark.

Williams Jr., a post player for Coahoma Early College High School, has 506 rebounds four games into his junior year.


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Sports

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

Obituaries

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

Social

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

Opinion:

Sara was in town this past weekend and the Ingram household is slowly making the transition from... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary... READ MORE