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Jeptha Marchant Gates

Jeptha Marchant Gates, Sr., 74, crossed over on Friday, May 17, 2019. Anyone who knew him felt his amazing spirit. His kindness and quick wit held everyone's attention. Jep was passionate about duck hunting, conservation and soil health.




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Randy Holly

Randy Holly, 52, of Clarksdale died Saturday April 27, 2019, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis. He was born on May 12, 1966 in Coahoma County.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Kings Temple M.B. Church in Clarksdale. The Rev. Carl Thomas will officiate.


Channie Mae Abby

Channie Mae Abby, 89, of Clarksdale died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Cleveland.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.




Velma Archer

Velma Archer, 78, of Clarksdale died Wednesday April 24, 2019, at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale. She was born on Sept. 6, 1940 in Yazoo City.

A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, May 4, 2019 at St. James Temple Church of God in Christ in Clarksdale. Bishop T.T. Scott will officiate.


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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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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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Obituaries

Herman Andrew Jaco, Sr., 65, formerly of Clarksdale and of Hodges, Ala., passed away Monday May... READ MORE