SUMNER — Tallahatchie County farmer Mike Sturdivant III directed $2,500 to R.H. Bearden Elementary School through America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Bayer Fund.
The Emmett Till Memorial Commission of Tallahatchie County invites the public to join them for three days of events Oct. 17-19 surrounding the rededication of an Emmett Till historical marker, ending with a ceremony and reception on Saturday, Oct.
Senior maid Sydney Little (right) is crowned 2019 homecoming queen at North Delta School, Batesville, by 2018 homecoming queen Taylor Barton. The ceremony took place Friday night, Sept. 27, on Cpl.
On Wednesday (Oct. 2), at the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.
BATESVILLE — On Sept. 11, just 224 days after the Mississippi Legislature passed the Broadband Enabling Act, Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association (TVEPA) accepted the first delivery of fiber-optic cable and is set to begin installation of high-speed fiber.
JACKSON — On Thursday, Sept. 26, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported its first vaping-associated death. The death was in an individual under the age of 30.
JACKSON — Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports two additional identified cases of a vaping-related lung illness in Mississippi, bringing the state total to three. All three cases are in individuals between 28 and 33 years of age.
SENATOBIA — The new artificial turf playing surface at Bobby Franklin Field on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 5.