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PANNY MAYFIELD: Stay home, read a book, watch the news, stay safe

By PANNY MAYFIELD / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

CLARKSDALE, Miss. –  On the sixth day of a 15-day plan to slow Corona Virus spreading, Americans were urged “to stay at home and save lives” by the White House task force during its press conference at noon Saturday.

States under official lockdown orders include New York, California, Washington.


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POLICE REPORT

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Tuesday, March 3, through Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156. All calls remain anonymous.




Johnnie Samuel Hale, Jr.

Johnnie Samuel Hale, Jr., 91, born Nov. 6, 1928, died at his home in Detroit, Mich., April 4, 2020.

Funeral services are noon Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Sharkey Road Cemetery in Glendora. Visitation is noon to 5 p.m. Friday, April 10, 2020.

Century Funeral Home is handling arrangements.



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Coahoma Community sets school records at National Junior College Track Championships

By VASHON K. JONES CCC SPORTS INFORMATION,

EL DORADO, Kansas — Recently, the Coahoma Community College Track Team visited El Dorado to participate in 2018 NJCAA Division I Track and Field Championships. The Tigers finished 21st in the nation with only six CCC athletes participating.


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