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CCC softball looking toward conference play

By VASHON K. JONES / CCC SPORTS INFORMATION,

Coahoma Community College softball is making strides toward becoming a winning program in the MACJC Conference. Head Coach Erin Smith knows how tough the conference is but believes that Coahoma has the skills to outplay any team. The Lady Tigers are looking to improve in 2019 with a great deal of experience and promising future talent.


City of Clarksdale recognizes employee, yards of the month

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

The city of Clarksdale recently recognized its Employee of the Month and also named its Yards of the Month.

Lynn Logan, an employee in the city court clerk’s office, was named as the March Employee of the Month. The award was announced the Clarksdale Board of Mayor and Commissioners meeting held Monday, March 11.


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Son of Clarksdale native recognized at Jackson Prep

By STAFF REPORTS,

Charlie Ott (right), the son of Julia Mayfield Ott and Paul Vegas Ott of Jackson, one of 10 STAR students at Jackson Prep is pictured with the STAR teacher he selected: Jackson Prep's championship football coach Ricky Black, a National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year and inductee into the Mississippi Sports H


Colleagues, friends remember retired police captain Billy Joe Haley

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Retired Capt. Billy Joe Haley, who served many years with the Clarksdale Police Department and Coahoma County Sheriff’s Office, was remembered fondly by friends and colleagues following his death Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the age of 53.

The Coahoma County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution honoring Haley during Monday’s meeting.





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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

H.D. King, Jr., 92, who was retired from Wonder Bread, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at... READ MORE