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Christine Penny Boykins

Christine Penny Boykins, 85, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.

Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from noon to 4 p.m. at Royal Funeral Home at 507 Ashton Ave. in Clarksdale, followed by a family hour from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. 





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Clarksdale's downtown Christmas parade, fireworks show will be Dec. 4

By STAFF REPORTS,

Christmas is coming to downtown Clarksdale the first week of December.

The annual downtown Christmas parade and fireworks show sponsored by the Clarksdale/Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. The fireworks show will be held over the Second Street bridge beginning at the end of the parade.





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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

Peggy Ann Walters, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the Belmont... READ MORE