A group of ladies hold up a banner in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during Monday morning's 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr.
CASCILLA — As a certified public accountant with the BFMW Group in Charleston, James L. Mitchell is well acquainted with the importance of maintaining good records.
Tallahatchie stands to gain at least $50,000 from state contract to house inmates at Tutwiler prisonBy CLAY MCFERRIN,
TUTWILER — Up to 375 maximum security inmates have been relocated from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman to the 2,672-bed Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility here.
Charleston’s 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and memorial program will be held Monday, Jan. 20.
The theme of this year’s local observance is, “Stronger Together.”
Those phone calls that arrive in the wee hours of the morning are usually never good. More often than not, the person on the other end of the line is offering up bad news of some sort.
Such was the case Saturday, sometime between 4:30 and 5 a.m.
WEBB — The Webb Community House, a local fixture for over 80 years, was destroyed by fire Sunday night.
The blaze was reported at 7:57 p.m. and the wooden structure at the corner of Chippewa and Laura streets was fully involved when firefighters arrived.
Convening at the courthouse in Charleston for their first meeting of a new four-year term, the Tallahatchie County Board of Supervisors on Monday elected officers, appointed department heads and filled other positions.