Robert Lloyd Bailey, Jr., died on the twenty-first of January 2020, after a long illness. Bob was the son of the late Robert Lloyd Bailey and Frances Sumner Bailey whose grandfather established the town of Sumner. Bob was preceded in death by his cousins, June Sumner Glenn of Crawfordsville, Ark.; Taylor Sumner Spradling of Clarksdale; Joy Su
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Qinana Dotson, a Clarksdale High School senior with a 4.0 GPA who scored a 27 on the ACT, earned $700 to go toward college by winning the oratorical contest at the 24th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast & Awards ceremony in the Pinnacle at Coahoma Community College Monday morning.
Plans are in the works for Coahoma Community College to build a Student Athletic Family Enhancement Center on campus that could cost an estimated $500,000, according to President Dr. Valmadge Towner.
There have been several stories in your Clarksdale Press Register over the past few weeks reporting on crime.
Home burglaries, assaults, car burglaries and reports of shots fired have grabbed the headlines. And on the bright side, Clarksdale finished 2019 with one of its lowest homicide rates in decades.
It was a passing of the torch at the eighth annual eighth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keeping the Dream Alive celebration banquet at the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel in Lula Saturday night.
Family and Youth Opportunities Division Inc. puts together the celebration banquet.
Mackalya Murphree, 8, was the first person to drop a letter to Santa in the Clarksdale Press Register mailbox and was also the winner of the newspaper coloring contest. Mackalya is a second grader at Presbyterian Day School and the daughter of Christine Murphree of Clarkssdale.
The Pig is back.
In a town where residents say they’ve been hungry for another grocery store option, Piggly Wiggly announced Monday plans to build a new store along Desoto Avenue near the Highway 61 bypass.
Recount will not affect other races or Aug. 27 runoff election
Four Coahoma County Democratic candidates are asking for an examination of ballot boxes for a wide range of reasons, including alleged voter fraud and polling place errors following the Aug. 6 primary election.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Eric Peacock of Brandon announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Peacock, to Joshua Davis Fowler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Van Robert Fowler of Clarksdale.
FedEx Corp. is supporting free admission to the Museum of Mississippi History and Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20. The museums will also be open free of charge Saturday, January 18, and Sunday, January 19.
To say 2018 was a whirlwind year for Jon Levingston would be an understatement.
A rising Mississippi River is causing serious problems for DeSoto Lake Road residents who live on the river side of the levee in Rena Lara.
To avoid any misunderstanding, Clarksdale-Coahoma Airport Board chairman David Huggins explained to the members of the board that the anti-collision system for its private plane will be paid through the private plane account and will not involve any government (city or county) funds.
Ruby Maurice Gordon Willis, 82, died at her home in Stewart on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
She was born in Coahoma County on April 27, 1936, to Odes Lee and Ruby Corinne Robertson Gordon.
She was a retired employee of Choctaw County Schools and a retired seamstress.
Over the past several weeks, a lot has been written about the art that has been written about the art painted on privately owned buildings downtown in the last two years. Much of it has been in this newspaper. And a whole lot more has apparently been on Facebook.