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Clarksdale native Dr. Reed Hogan proposes treatment for COVID-19

By WYATT EMMERICH / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

JACKSON -- It began with a treatment for skin inflammation. Then, Reed Hogan II, MD, began pondering if an inexpensive, available, over-the-counter treatment might also work in severe gastrointestinal illness, much of it caused by inflammation.

The Clarksdale native was seeing success. Then, COVID-19 hit.






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Daisy Ethel Virginia Smith Boehm

Daisy Ethel Virginia Smith Boehm, 79, passed away June 16, 2020, at Baptist Desoto Hospital in Southaven. Visitation was 1 to 2 p.m. Monday June 22, 2020 at Clarksdale Baptist Church in Clarksdale. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday at Clarksdale Baptist Church in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.





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Richard Ira Gates

Richard Ira Gates, 60, Clarksdale died March 17, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is from 2 to 5 p.m. March 27, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is 1 p.m. March 28, 2020 at Liberty Missionary Baptist Church. Burial follows at Heavenly Rest

Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.






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Josephine Primer

Josephine Primer, 91, born June 7, 1928, died at her home in Friars Point April 17, 2020.

Graveside services are 1 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Friars Point Cemetery in Friars Point with the Rev, Earl Myles officiating. Burial is at Friars Point Cemetery. Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2020.



Preseason jamboree: Three public schools in Coahoma County playing at CCC Friday

By JOSH TROY,

Clarksdale High School will once again be hosting a preseason football jamboree at Coahoma Community College on Friday night.

The jamboree will consist of public schools from the Mississippi Delta, including Clarksdale, Coahoma County and Coahoma Early College high schools.




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