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Johnnie Mae King

Johnnie Mae King, 88, of Clarksdale died June 8, 2019 at her home.

Funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at McKinley St. Church of Christ with minister Oscar Dorsey officiating. Burial will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Lyon.


Anthony Ray Saffold

Anthony Ray Saffold, 55, of Clarksdale died June 2, 2019 at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center.

Funeral service is at noon Saturday, June 15, 2019 at Greater Centennial Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Josh Stokes officiating. Burial will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Lyon.


Daniel Lee Hunt

Daniel Lee Hunt, Sr. 82, of Clarksdale died Monday, June 10, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.

A public viewing will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at Delta Burial Funeral Home on 615 South State St. in Clarksdale.


Annie Mae Jenkins

Annie Mae Jenkins, 66, of Clarksdale died June 7, 2019 at the Clarksdale Nursing Center.

Funeral service 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. L.C. Tyler officiating. Burial will be at Heavenly Rest Cemetery in Lyon.


Martha Lou Fox Farris

Martha Lou Fox Farris, 88, a homemaker from Clarksdale, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at home. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Friday, June 14, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Oakridge Cemetery.


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Regina Inez McCoy

Regina Inez McCoy, 91, of Lakeland, Tenn., and formerly of Clarksdale  passed away Saturday June 1, 2019 at home. Visitation is Monday June 3, 2019 from10:30 to 11 a.m. at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale. Graveside services are 11 a.m. Monday June 3, 2019 at Oakridge Cemetery in Clarksdale.


Curtis J. Manus

Curtis J. Manus, 84, a retired from D&L, died May 15, 2019 at his home in Clarksdale. Visitation is Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 10 to 11 a.m. at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Riverside Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery.


Noel Monaghan Russell

Noel Monaghan Russell, 63, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, in Stuart, Fla., from complications from a heart attack he suffered several days earlier.

Noel was born in Clarksdale on June 24, 1955, to Mr. and Mrs.  James A. Russell, Jr. and raised on his family’s farm near Jonestown. 


Buckle up this weekend

The Clarksdale Police Department wants everyone to enjoy Memorial Day, so buckle up.

Clarksdale Police will be participating in the nationwide Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign for the Memorial Day Weekend and will be on the lookout for residents driving in the city without proper restraint.



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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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Hayes Clegg, center, is with his parents, Beth and Paul Clegg, at the MAIS All-Star Game at Jackson Prep. Clegg’s team won 24-22.

Team first

By JOSH TROY THE PRESS REGISTER,

Lee Academy’s Clegg brings unselfish attitude to MAIS All-Star Game, helps team win

Hayes Clegg played many new positions for the first time in his football career as a senior at Lee Academy and that earned him a spot in the MAIS All-Star Game at Jackson Prep last Friday.



Vernon Ladell Gray

Vernon Ladell Gray, 57, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at his home.

A public viewing was held Friday, April 12, 2019, at Delta Burial Funeral Home at 615 S. State St. in Clarksdale.




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Sports

Clarksdale High School will be hosting a jamboree at Coahoma Community College Thursday night... READ MORE


Obituaries

Martha Lou Fox Farris, 88, a homemaker from Clarksdale, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at home.... READ MORE