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Clarksdale author Thompson unveils new book at hometown appearance Friday

By STAFF REPORTS,

Over the past decade, Clarksdale native Wright Thompson has steadily carved out a niche as one of the most successful sportswriters in America.

His work includes the most-read articles in the history of ESPN Magazine and he’s been anthologized in The Best American Sports Writing books 10 times.



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Pauline Bridgman Smith Rowe

Pauline Bridgman Smith Rowe, 94, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 30, 2019. 

She was a longtime resident of Dundee and was currently a resident at the Clarksdale Nursing Home.

She loved the Lord and praised him every day.  She especially loved her family and spoke with pride about all of them.




Don't fall for the 'party girls' in your garden

By FELDER RUSHING / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

There are some interesting experiences worth having, but not often. Eating hot peppers and poking myself in the eye come to mind.

Not that I don’t enjoy the gustatory volcano and its subsequent endorphin bliss, or seeing shooting stars in a temporarily-blinded eye, but I appreciate both being temporary.



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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

Curtis Butler, Jr., 56, of Nashville, Tenn., died Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Smyrna, Tenn.