Local auctioneer Will Reynolds (right) lends his talents to a cake auction as Joe Williams (left) holds up the latest cake on the block. The auction was part of a Saturday political rally held at the west portico of the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Charleston.
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SUMNER — The Emmett Till Interpretive Center recently hosted a panel discussion on Emmett Till as part of a workshop sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and Delta State’s Delta Center for Culture and Learning.
The Tallahatchie County Libraries are sponsoring a summer reading program this month, inviting children to “Read a Book and Write a Paragraph” for a chance to win $100.
The Tallahatchie County Board of Supervisors took no action Monday on a request from a local NAACP official seeking to have the Mississippi state flag removed from the grounds of county courthouses in Charleston and Sumner.
Even with the threatened loss of a per diem, the value of free labor performed by state inmates housed in Tallahatchie County makes them so desirable to local officials that they have decided not only to try and keep those they have, but to add more.