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City eases shutdown restrictions under direction of Governor

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

 

Clarksdale will be under executive orders at least one more week as the Board of Mayor and Commissioners decided to mirror the state’s leadership and follow the Governor's guidelines.

“We are in the midst of the second wave of COVID-19 cases in Mississippi,” said Clarksdale Mayor Chuck Espy. “We have seen an uptick and I want to remind people roaming around, if you don’t have essential business to do, go home.”




Dennis E. Thomas

Dennis E. Thomas, 50, of Jonestown Died May 30, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. June 5, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Funeral service is at noon June 6, 2020 at the Timothy Burrel Building in Jonestown with the Rev. Bennie Brown presiding.


Sammy L. Cotton

Sammy L. Cotton, 67, of Clarksdale died May 30, 2020 at his residence. Public viewing is 2 to 5 p.m. June 5, 2020 at Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Heavenly Rest Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. June 6, 2020 with Pastor Kenny Watson presiding.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hornburger-Byas Funeral Home.


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High school welding students tour SafTCart's Clarksdale plant

By STAFF REPORTS,

Students from West Bolivar High School watch as SafTCart employee George Malone, second from left, puts together a manifold during the students’ visit to the Clarksdale plant on Feb. 26.

Malone has been an employee at SafTCart for close to 19 years. At left is Andy Ellis, the IT director for SafTCart who was giving the tour.


POLICE REPORT

By SPECIAL TO THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

Monday, April 6

Shooting into a Dwelling

• 400 block of Catalpa Street, no injuries, bullet came through the front window.

Shooting into a vehicle

• 800 block of Paul Edwards, Vehicle was shot into while parked at a residence.

Aggravated Assault





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Dorothy Mae Stevenson, 83, of Clarksdale died Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her home.

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Dorothy Mae Stevenson, 83, of Clarksdale died Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her home.