CHARLESTON — Mrs. Jane B. Knighten, age 88, passed away Monday, May 27, at Grenada Living... READ MORE
OXFORD — Former longtime Tallahatchie County Sheriff William L. Brewer Jr. has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for extorting bribes from a drug dealer.
On April 16, Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2770 into law.
The most discussed, and sometimes cussed, provision of that bill is the $1,500 annual pay raise given to schoolteachers in Mississippi. But that is another matter for another day.
A tractor kicks up a little dust during recent spring planting preparations on a farm field just east of Webb. While the ground in some areas of Tallahatchie County remains too wet for agricultural operations due to recent flooding, the work progresses in others.
Charleston police officers Jaleesa Miller and Carlos Thompson are among the latest local lawmen to earn state certification by graduating from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy in Pearl.