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BILOXI — The Sun-Sentinel has won 12 awards for news coverage, including second place in the highly coveted “General Excellence” category, in the Mississippi Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest Editorial Division.
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.”
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.
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.
I would like to thank everyone for their prayers, visits, money, other gifts or whatever else you may have done to make me feel better.
I thank God for the love that He has shown me through you.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Walter “Gene” Burn, age 66 passed away at his home Sunday, June 23.
A memorial service will be held Monday, July 1, at Forrest View Church of Christ, 5425 North Watkins, Memphis, with interment following in Memphis Memory Gardens.
ENID — Lacey Marie Burke, age 40, a waitress, passed away Saturday, June 22, at her home.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Womble Funeral Home chapel in Charleston with interment following in Bethel Cemetery at Teasdale.
A pair of Tallahatchie County events will mark the Independence Day holiday.
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Rosebloom Recreational Park’s annual Independence Day celebration will be held first, on Saturday, June 29.
Ruthie Ware went to sleep in her bed Sunday night and awoke in a ditch early Monday after a storm destroyed her single-wide mobile home in the Paynes community.
Local first responders are pictured at a June 28 class on opioid awareness that was held at the Tallahatchie County Fire Training Complex near Charleston.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Fourth of July holiday enforcement period Wednesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Thursday, July 4, at midnight.
TUTWILER — A private prison in Mississippi that began holding federal immigration detainees this summer will soon also house inmates from Vermont.
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)
A Tallahatchie County grand jury for the 1st Judicial District recently indicted a Tillatoba man on a charge of killing his girlfriend.
Mea Tribble (third from left) is pictured moments after being crowned 2018 Charleston High School homecoming queen at Tiger Stadium. Also pictured (from left) are school principal Mark Beechem; Tribble’s escort, her grandfather, Stan Tribble; and 2017 homecoming queen Tanek
A multi-family antebellum slave dwelling in Natchez, an African-American school and church, two residences, a farm and a bus station have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Tunica attorney Richard W. Ryals II was guest speaker during the July 18 noon luncheon meeting of the Charleston Rotary Club.
ENID — Ricky Dale Howard, age 48, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, at the Regional One Health in Memphis. On May 29, he was injured in an automobile accident that claimed the life of his mother, Revia Ford Howard.
A former Charleston High School teacher and coach has been charged with sexual battery for allegedly having sex with a minor student while he was employed at the school.
After earning a prestigious Harvard University Master of Business Administration degree, Micajah “Mike” Sturdivant III could have entered real estate or most any other business, but decided instead to become a Mississippi Delta farmer.
A newcomer to the political arena on Tuesday took down one of the longest-serving elected officials in recent Tallahatchie County history, and did so in convincing fashion.
Recently unsealed court documents show federal authorities have seized 800 acres in Tallahatchie County as part of an ongoing, multi-state probe into allegations of a multi-million-dollar pharmacy fraud ring.
A Charleston man is in custody after he allegedly assaulted a city commissioner so violently that the official may require facial reconstructive surgery — all during a reported robbery that netted $23 in cash.