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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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CHS one month behind in taking over hospital lease; bills getting paid, things running as planned

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

While the delay is up to one month with Community Health Systems being the lone company on the lease to run Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, bills are still getting paid and the hospital is operating as planned.



Jessie Mae Ford

Jessie Mae Ford, 101, of Clarksdale, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 8, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home Chapel.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 9, 2019, at 1 p.m. at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at 835 Florida St. in Clarksdale.


Dwight S. Walls Sr.

Dwight S. Walls Sr., 65, died Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, at his home in Southaven.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 8, 2019, at Century Funeral Home at 506 Ashton Ave. in Clarksdale.



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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