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Christine Penny Boykins

Christine Penny Boykins, 85, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from noon to 4 p.m. at Royal Funeral Home at 507 Ashton Ave. in Clarksdale, followed by a family hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. 





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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.






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Edward Jenkins looks over the ballot Tuesday afternoon as he was casting his vote at the Roundaway precinct located in the old Sunflower School on Stanley Road.

Local incumbent judges Haney, Webster re-elected; levee board hopefuls McGlown, Hunter will meet in Nov. 27 runoff election

By MICHAEL BANKS,

While there were some questions answered in Tuesday’s general election, there remain a few races where the winners are still to be determined.

Locally, Circuit Court Judge Charles Webster and County Judge Kent Haney both won re-election to their seats, as did Congressman Bennie Thompson.


New downtown business will be combination of deli, butcher, restaurant

By MICHAEL BANKS THE PRESS REGISTER,

You’ll soon be able to go to a deli/butcher/restaurant where you can pick out your choice of fresh meat from a Mississippi farm and have a top chef cook it up for you under a new concept coming to downtown Clarksdale.

The Hooker Grocer + Eatery will open Monday, Nov. 19 at 316 John Hooker Lane.



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Obituaries

Peggy Ann Walters, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Belmont... READ MORE