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One man killed, another injured, after Helena shooting

Helena, Ark. - One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Helena, Arkansas. The shooting took place on Saturday night, at around 9 p.m. According to the Helena-West Helena police department, officers were called to the 1100 block of Cherry Street, where they found one m

WREG - 2018-03-18 15:33:53

Report: two women tased and arrested for assaulting police officer

Two women were tased and arrested for fighting with a police officer Thursday. According to the probable cause affidavit, Felicia Sanders and Shanice Moore were arrested after police say they assaulted a Jonesboro police officer while she was assisting with another incident. Jonesboro Police say off

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-19 19:33:38

Residential, vehicle burglary reported by Clarksdale Police

Nothing was taken in an attempted residential burglary in the 600 block of Florida Street on March 5. Clarksdale police made three misdemeanor arrests that day: one for false reporting of a crime; one for simple assault domestic violence; and one for DUI (first offense). They also issued five citati


Judge issues warrants for defendants who failed to appear

Judge issues warrants for defendants who failed to appear By Ashley Crutcher Batesville Police Department welcomed a new officer onto the force during Wednesday's session of Batesville Municipal Court as Judge Jay Westfaul swears in Officer Rico Harris. After the welcoming court got back to busine


BACK-TO-BACK CHAMPS - Clarksdale Press Register: News

A freshman in the No. 11 jersey took center stage at the most opportune time as the Coahoma County boys won their second straight 2A state basketball championship. Freshman center Jai'sheldon Yates, who was the game's MVP, propelled the Red Panthers (29-4) to a 62-46 win over Bay Springs in the cham


Letter to editor from Jonestown Alderman Gregory Neely Sr.

53 Clear With so much discussion going on in and about our beloved city and after much prayer and thought, I have chosen this method to address each one of the problems at hand. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to


Staff Editorial: Local museums are staple in Clarksdale

53 Clear Congratulations to the Rock & Blues Museum and the Shack Up Inn for being named two of the 10 Best Mississippi Attractions in a USA Today contest. The Rock & Blues Museum came in at No. 5, while the Shack Up Inn finished No. 9. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view th


Life's conveniences - Clarksdale Press Register: Opinion

A few weeks ago, I read an excellent article in the New York Times (perhaps ironically, on my smartphone), entitled, "The Tyranny of Convenience." Its author, Tim Wu, argues that convenience seems to be the supreme value of modern American culture and that it often appears to make our decisions for