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Spring Initiative students spending Spring Break in Nashville

By JOSH TROY / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Big Spring, which is a group of seventh- through 10th-graders in the local Spring Initiative program, are spending Wednesday and Thursday in Nashville as part of their spring break in an effort to expand their horizons.

All 14 children will be participating in the High Ropes obstacle course, which is a team-building exercise.




Dennis Davis

Dennis Davis, 55, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Visitation will be held Friday, March 15, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woolf Funeral Home at 761 McKinley St. in Clarksdale.


Best-selling author Iles returns to Clarksdale with 'Cemetery Road'

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

Greg Iles has had 15 books appear on the New York Times best-sellers list, including one that reached number one. The Mississippi-raised author has had one of his novels made into a film and his work’s been published in more than 35 countries.

Yet, he readily admits, he’s still to write that “one great book.”



Timothy Burrel

Timothy Burrel -- a soldier, leader, educator, entrepreneur and, most of all, a loving devoted husband and father – died Friday, March 8, 2019, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was 76 years old.

Timothy was born on Feb. 18, 1943, in Lyon to the Rev. George and Rosie Burrel, who preceded him in death.


Lee McGarrh, Jr.

Lee McGarrh, Jr., 69, of Perkinston, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee McGarrh, Sr. and Earline C. McGarrh.






Katherine Furr

Katherine Furr, 89, passed away Friday, March 8, 2019, at her home in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Katherine loved serving Coahoma County for 16 years as a county supervisor. She was a very dedicated lady.


Son of Clarksdale native recognized at Jackson Prep

By STAFF REPORTS,

Charlie Ott (right), the son of Julia Mayfield Ott and Paul Vegas Ott of Jackson, one of 10 STAR students at Jackson Prep is pictured with the STAR teacher he selected: Jackson Prep's championship football coach Ricky Black, a National High School Athletic Coaches Association National Coach of the Year and inductee into the Mississippi Sports H


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