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Curtis Lee Gary

Curtis Lee Gary, 55, of Sherard, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at his home.

Visitation will be held this Friday, March 22, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Willie James Williams

Willie James Williams, 60, of Clarksdale, died Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center in Clarksdale.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 22, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.



Leroy Williams

Leroy Williams, 62, of Clarksdale, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at North Delta Hospice in Southaven.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Woolf Funeral Home Chapel at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale with the Rev. Rayfield Givens presiding.

His remains will be cremated.


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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.



Marie Jordan Pepper

Marie Jordan Pepper, 66, of Clarksdale, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Martha Coker Green Houses in Yazoo City after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

Marie was born Nov. 9, 1952, in Yazoo City to Charles A. Jordan Sr. and Mabel Norman Jordan.




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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