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Clarksdale man charged with possession of stolen firearms

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

A Clarksdale man was arrested Monday, Jan. 7 and charged with the possession of two rifles that were reported stolen from cars parked outside two Clarksdale homes in December.

Kenyalla Matthews, 19, was arrested around 2:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of State Street in Clarksdale and charged with possession of stolen firearms.





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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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CPU customers ask state official for help with high utility bills

By JOSH TROY THE PRESS REGISTER,

Local residents have taken issue with high Clarksdale Public Utilities bills and Brandon Presley from the Mississippi Public Service Commission northern district heard the concerns and provided local citizens with options in a public hearing held at the Clarksdale Civic Auditorium on Tuesday night.



Mary Marshall Summers

Mary Marshall Summers, 48, of Clarksdale, died Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at her residence.

Visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Delta Burial funeral home at 429 Yazoo Ave. in Clarksdale.



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Obituaries

Steven Staple, 45, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi... READ MORE