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Willie Mae Edwards

Willie Mae Edwards, 62, of Clarksdale died Friday, July 25, 2020 at home.

A viewing will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.

A graveside service will be held at 1;30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at McLaurin Memorial Garden in Clarksdale.


Lottie Mae Stewart

Lottie Mae Stewart, 67, of Jonestown died Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Northwest Mississippi Medical Center in Clarksdale.

A viewing will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020 at Delta Burial Funeral Home in Clarksdale.



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FLOYD INGRAM: Are you ready for Good News?

By FLOYD INGRAM / THE PRESS REGISTER,

 

This will be the first Easter in more than 30 years that I have not been in church on Sunday.

I’ve said before in this space that I started going to church nine-months before I was born. Yes, there was a rebellious stage in my early 20s, but “raise up a child in the way he should go” . . . well, you know the rest.



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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.




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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Linda Young, 49, of Clarksdale died Monday, Aug. 3, 2020 at home. A viewing will be held from 1... READ MORE

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