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Sharon Cox Bishop

Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded by her family. Sharon loved God, family, friends, music, cooking, and was passionate about her shopping.


Louise Chamoun

Louise Chamoun passed away at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center surrounded by her family.  Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at St.



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Police Report

The following crime reports were released by the Clarksdale Police Department Assistant Chief Vincent Ramirez, Aug. 24 through Sept. 3, 2019.

Anyone with information about these crimes or any other crimes is urged to call the Clarksdale Police Department at 621-8156. All calls remain anonymous.



Ordinance enforcement

People who choose to live in town give up some choices when they move inside the city limits.

Laws and ordinances let us know what the rules are and are designed to protect the quality of life for the thousands of people – young and old, rich and poor, black and white – who live in town.



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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

Coahoma Community College did not win any football games in 2018 and has been toward the bottom of... READ MORE

Obituaries

Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded... READ MORE

Social

Sharon Cox Bishop, age 73, passed away at her residence in Starkville on Sept. 10, 2019 surrounded... READ MORE

Opinion:

I grew up a “Greenie” and played football for the West Point Greenwave. Well, maybe I should... READ MORE

Weddings & Engagements

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