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King had impact on many, including this white Jewish journalist

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had such an impact on everyone nationwide that we continue to celebrate his birthday more than 50 years after his death.

King’s 90th birthday fell on Jan. 15 and was observed nationwide on Monday and we saw a great deal of activities throughout Clarksdale and Coahoma County.


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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

Florence Dotson, 63, of Clarksdale, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at her home.


Weddings & Engagements

Samantha Nicole Ashcraft and Kenneth Michael Habetz, Jr. were united in marriage Friday, Nov.... READ MORE