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  1. Mississippi Leadership visits Laurel. By Bailey MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    This is a news release from Leadership Mississippi. The Mississippi Economic Council's Leadership Mississippi program recently announced its Leadership Mississippi Class of 2015 and held its first session in Jackson on Feb. 5-6 This year, the 52-member class will visit Jackson to discuss the state's government process; Laurel, where they will discuss technology; the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which will focus on eco-tourism; Clarksdale, which will highlight the culture of the Mississippi Delta; Tupelo, where they will discuss economic development and then they will return to Jackson, where the class will hold their Graduation.


  2. Tennessee WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Free Dictionary

    ... be neurotic and hysterical. Shortly after Williams' birth, his grandfather Dakin was assigned to a parish in Clarksdale, Mississippi and Williams' early childhood was spent in the parsonage there. As a small child Williams suffered from a case of ...


  3. Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame planning gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Mississippi Business Journal

    Los Angeles-based architect, Kulapat Yantrasast of wHY Architecture Inc., is teaming up with organizers of the Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame to get the Clarksdale, Mississippi, project moving.


  4. Community remembers Mississippi woman killed answering doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Family and friends of 65-year-old Myrtle Messenger are arriving at the Clarksdale home she shared with her husband and grandson. It is the same home where she was shot and killed after merely answering the door Saturday night when someone shot and killed her.


  5. Community remembers Mississippi woman killed answering doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A Mississippi woman, killed after answering the door, will be remembered by her community Thursday night. Police say 65-year-old Myrtle Messenger was killed in Clarksdale, Mississippi on Saturday night after answering a knock at her door.


  6. Woman shot, killed answering door in ClarksdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A woman was shot and killed at her home in the 700 block of Poplar Street in Clarksdale late Saturday night. Clarksdale police are currently following leads to find suspects and are trying to find a motive for the shooting.


  7. Phillip Bryan BaldwinRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    ... Lauren Baldwin, both of Jasper; grandparents, Dennis and Shelby Baldwin of Inverness, Mississippi, Jackie Rush of Clarksdale, Mississippi, and Larry and Linda Bawcom of Montrose, Arkansas.


  8. Reed guilty of murder, sentenced to life, in Clarksdale caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Commercial Dispatch

    A Mississippi man on Thursday was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of murder in the 2013 slaying of an openly gay candidate for mayor of Clarksdale. Reed testified that he strangled Marco McMillian, but said he did so because he feared McMillian was trying to rape him.


  9. Marco McMillian, Blinding Syphilis, Montana Men, EgyptRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Towleroad

    Trial underway in slaying of gay Clarksdale, Mississippi mayoral candidate Marco McMillian . The defendant, Lawrence Reed, doesn't dispute that he killed McMillian but is claiming a 'gay panic' defense: "On the recording, Reed told the [state] trooper where he left McMillian's body, and said he killed McMillian because, as [Trooper] Williams on Monday recounted Reed saying, "the guy tried to rape me."


  10. Deputy says Reed confessed to killing Clarksdale mayoral candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Mississippi Business Journal

    MARKS - A Mississippi deputy testified Tuesday that a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian confessed while hospitalized.


  11. Quitman County officials investigate body found off Highway 322Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Quitman County officials are investigating what they say could be a murder after they found a body between Clarksdale and Lambert, Mississippi Tuesday afternoon.


  12. Jury selected in case of slain Clarksdale candidateRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Commercial Dispatch

    Lawrence Reed faces murder charges for allegedly strangling McMillian in Quitman County in February 2013, then dumping his body near the Mississippi River levee in Coahoma County, dousing it with gasoline and setting it on fire. Reed has been held without bond since his arrest.


  13. Jury selected in case of slain Clarksdale mayoral candidateRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Mississippi Business Journal

    MARKS - Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.


  14. State wants $290K seized in raid on suspected drug operationRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... drug dealers. In addition to the cash, officials seized a gun. The attorney for the couple, Ja'Nekia W. Barton of Clarksdale, argues law enforcement officers entered the apartment with an invalid search warrant and everything they seized must be ...


  15. 2 dead in shooting in ClarksdaleRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 7 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Police have not released details of the shooting or the victim's names. They say they have no one in custody, but the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation will help in their investigation.


  16. Peripheral ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Style Weekly

    ... Ritchie's "Walks with Burt" offer a series of still frames that record Ritchie's walks through Chicago, Paris and Clarksdale, Mississippi. Even without the indicative titles, the starkly contrasting subject matter is immediately visible. "While the ...


  17. Chargers shoot their way to quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    Drew Tyler had his Oxford Chargers in the gym shooting baskets Saturday morning. The extra work getting ready for Clarksdale paid off as the Wildcats succumb to the Chargers 76-57 in the OHS gym.


  18. Bill Minor: 'T' word hurt the man Alday beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 |

    ... along with a dozen other able Democrats in the Barbour-inspired Republican takeover. Twice elected mayor of Clarksdale in the 1980s, Mayo earned a master's degree in government from Mississippi State University. To replace Mayo, the Barbour-run GOP ...


  19. Winter storm warning for north, central Mississippi: 'Snowfall expected through 7 p.m.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Mississippi Press

    ... snow later in the day, the National Weather Service said. The greatest snow accumulations were expected south of Clarksdale to Oxford to Tupelo. Forecasters said 3 to 6 inches of snow could fall over area with higher amounts in some areas. "The ...


  20. Sanctuary says goodbye to its angelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 |

    ... became Eric's conservator. "It was a sad situation." NMMC social workers found a home for Eric at Delta Manor in Clarksdale, which provides skilled nursing care to those with mental and developmental disabilities. Buy at Martha ...


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