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Florence Dotson

Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.

Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Johnette Bolm

Johnette Bolm, 73, a retired assistant auditor at First National Bank and Rena Lara resident, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Methodist Central Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.




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King had impact on many, including this white Jewish journalist

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had such an impact on everyone nationwide that we continue to celebrate his birthday more than 50 years after his death.

King’s 90th birthday fell on Jan. 15 and was observed nationwide on Monday and we saw a great deal of activities throughout Clarksdale and Coahoma County.


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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

Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.


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