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Josephine McCracken

Josephine McCracken, 78, a homemaker, died February 9, 2020 at St. Bernard’s Hospice House in Jonesboro, Ark. Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale with burial in the Memorial Gardens.






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Sunflower River crests, but high waters remain

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

It appears the Sunflower River peaked at nearly 22 and a half feet in downtown Clarksdale at about 9 p.m. Sunday before starting a slow withdrawal.

As of 11 a.m. Monday, the river was at 22.35 feet and starting a slow, steady descent, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's river gage located at downtown Clarksdale.





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More to come

By ADRIANNA BUTLER/THE PRESS REGISTER,

Seventh-grade phenomenon and already a threat on the track, Treashon Clark is easily becoming a familiar name. Of the four events she competes in (200m dash, 100m hurdles, 300m hurdles, and the 4x200m relay), Clark states her favorite being the 100m hurdles.


Stud welding, cold-formed parts factory to host jobs fair

By FLOYD INGRAM/THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Image Industries does more than make nuts and bolts and they serve a market that covers all 50 states and has both industrial and commercial customers.

“We basically cold-form weld studs,” said Image Industries co-owner Blake Hobson. “We are a fastener manufacturer and we also build and sell welding equipment.”



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