The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently awarded a $1.5 million highway maintenance contract to Lehman-Roberts Company for the overlay of “approximately three miles on State Route 32 from State Route 35 to the end of the four-lane in Tallahatchie County.”
Frankie Lee of Charleston makes a delicate brushstroke on his painted rendition of a magnolia flower, which graces a section of exterior wall on the vacant Hamilton’s commercial building on West Main Street.
Mississippi’s annual back-to-school time sales tax holiday is scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 26, and end at 12 midnight on Saturday, July 27.
Henry Roberson, 4, and Lucy Roberson, 8, carry on a rich Delta tradition by displaying the year’s first reported cotton bloom in Tallahatchie County.
Pictured are military veterans and others posing for a group photo during the July 4 celebration in Charleston. The event, sponsored by the Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort, featured a parade and patriotic program.