Most Read News Articles






Pages



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.




Pages

Clarksdale High student gets hands-on medical experience at Emory University

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

A Clarksdale student was able to take part in a unique academic and career-oriented development experience this summer.

Taylor C. Matthews joined outstanding high school students from across the nation at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine, at Emory University in Atlanta.




Lee in North State

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Lee Academy boys and girls basketball teams will both be playing in the North State tournaments after competing in the district tournament at Indianola Academy last week.

The North State tournament is at Heritage Academy with both the Colts and Fillies going in as No. 4 seeds.


Highway Patrol to be out in force Labor Day

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period on Friday, August 30 at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Monday, September 2 at midnight.

In an effort to enforce traffic laws and reduce traffic crashes, MHP will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort during the holiday period.


Pages

Sports

Expectations were high as Rick Johnston headed into his third season as the Lee Academy football... READ MORE

Obituaries

Robert Lloyd Bailey, Jr., died on the twenty-first of January 2020, after a long illness.  Bob was... READ MORE

Social

Robert Lloyd Bailey, Jr., died on the twenty-first of January 2020, after a long illness.  Bob was... READ MORE