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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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Two former county supervisors Burrel, Furr remembered

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Two longstanding members of the Coahoma County Board of Supervisors, who made contributions to the community for many decades, died Friday, March 8.

Katherine Furr, 89, who represented District 5 on the board for 15 years, died late Friday.

Timothy Burrel, 76, who represented District 3 for 19 years, died earlier in the day.


June Geneva Stanton Harvey

June Geneva Stanton Harvey, 73, of Jackson, died Saturday, March 2, 2019, at her home.

She was a longtime resident of Rena Lara and an educator for many years in the Coahoma County public school system, teaching at Friars Point Elementary School until her retirement in 1997.



Community invited to talk 'Enhancing Mississippi's Economic Opportunities' at free luncheon on March 19

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce and the Mississippi Economic Council will host a talk titled “Enhancing Mississippi’s Economic Opportunities.”

The lunch meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 19, from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the side dining room of Stone Pony at 226 Delta Ave. in downtown 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