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Drive safely

Clarksdale does not have a problem with traffic, but it does have problem drivers.

Your Clarksdale Press Register routinely gets calls about accidents and close calls. Sometimes they are mad. Most of the time they just want other motorists to drive as politely and as carefully as they do.


New rivalry

By STAFF REPORTS,

Clarksdale and Coahoma Early College high schools will play one another for the first time in the history of the two local schools Friday night.

The matchup is set for 7 p.m. at Coahoma Community College.

Both teams played in jamboree games at CCC last week and won.




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Downtown

As downtowns in many small communities slowly dry up, we want to encourage people to look at our downtown area and recognize how fortunate Clarkdale is.

Bound by a railroad on the east and a river on the south, Clarksdale’s downtown is compact and clearly defined.


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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.


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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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.


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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Sports

Lee Academy’s softball team bounced back after finishing as runner-up in its home tournament on... READ MORE

Obituaries

Eddie Stimage, 74, of Newton died on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 at Meridian Regional Hospital in... READ MORE

Social

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Opinion:

Clarksdale does not have a problem with traffic, but it does have problem drivers.

Weddings & Engagements

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary... READ MORE