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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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Lee cheerleader to perform at Disney World on Thanksgiving Day

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Savannah Oakes, an eighth-grader from Lee Academy in Clarksdale, was selected as one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2018 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.



Clarksdale man charged with possession of stolen firearms

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

A Clarksdale man was arrested Monday, Jan. 7 and charged with the possession of two rifles that were reported stolen from cars parked outside two Clarksdale homes in December.

Kenyalla Matthews, 19, was arrested around 2:15 p.m. in the 1000 block of State Street in Clarksdale and charged with possession of stolen firearms.




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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