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At the close of business Friday, the slate of candidates for this year’s elections became finalized.
The field is set. We know who is running.
What we do not know is who, and how many, will be voting come election day.
The Charleston High School boys basketball team enjoyed a stellar 2018-19 season and had six players chosen for postseason honors.
The Tigers finished the season 16-7 overall, including an 8-2 record in Region 3-3A play, where they finished in second place.
A flurry of last-minute political activity prior to Friday’s qualifying deadline bumped the total number of candidates seeking elected office in Tallahatchie County to 45.
Officials at the scene of a Saturday afternoon (March 2) fire that destroyed a West Main Street house in Charleston said the structure had been abandoned for years and had no electricity running to it, leading to speculation about how the fire could have started.
The charred remains of Lindley’s Old Country Store, located in the 500 block of West Main Street in Charleston, smolder at about 8 Monday morning, hours after a fire of unknown origin destroyed the building. The fire was first reported at 1:25 a.m., and firefighters from Cha
Friday at 5 p.m. is the qualifying deadline for this year’s elections, and one must wonder if there will be a last-minute rush of candidates for sheriff.