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Gateway to the Delta Festival chairperson Rebecca Brewer (left) presents Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith with the Gateway Volunteer of the Year award during the Oct. 13 festival in Charleston.  (Photo by Clay McFerrin)

Gateway to the Delta Festival chairperson Rebecca Brewer (left) presents Isabelle Hays with the Hometown Hero award during the Oct. 13 festival in Charleston.  (Photo by Clay McFerrin)

Festivalgoers take a leisurely stroll among the vendor booths and the KidZone on South Court Square in Charleston during the eighth annual Gateway to the Delta Festival on Oct.

Legal proceedings in a jury trial for former Tallahatchie County Sheriff William L. Brewer Jr. have been scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5, at 9:40 a.m., in a third-floor courtroom of the U.S. Federal Building in Oxford.

WEBB — Sept. 14 was the first voting experience for dozens of Jobs for Mississippi Graduates (JMG) students at West Tallahatchie middle and high schools.

Democratic leader proclaims: 'This is going to be a fair-run election, come hell or high water'

By CLAY MCFERRIN,

Allegations of election-year shenanigans are fairly commonplace on the local scene, but Tallahatchie County Democratic Executive Committee (DEC) Chairman Gyrone Kenniel said he wants to see no crookedness during next month’s Democratic primary.















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CHARLESTON  —  Elizabeth Marie Sharkey Keglar, age 103, passed away Saturday, Sept. 29.