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After 27 people filed to seek local elected office within the first five days of the two-month-long qualifying period a week ago, only two more added their names to the roster of political hopefuls this week and one person withdrew her name from consideration.
Charleston Police Chief Justin Gammage said it was only fitting that Charleston schoolteacher Kaylan Herron should receive the very first newly designed shoulder patch that his officers will be wearing on their uniforms.
After all, she designed it.
Charleston’s 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and memorial program will be held Monday.
The events, which coincide with the national observance of the civil rights leader’s birth, are sponsored each year by a local committee.
CHARLESTON — Jimmy Lee “Big Jim” Love, age 75, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
WEBB — Alpha Rebecca Lockett George, age 85, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, at her home in Webb.
Funeral services are scheduled for noon Saturday, Jan. 19, at West Tallahatchie High School. Century Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.
CHARLESTON — Mrs. Polly “Sue” Young, age 71, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at her home in Charleston.
Memorial services 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Newsom Funeral Home chapel.
The Charleston Police Department's present uniform patch, worn on the left shoulder of officers' shirts (the U.S. flag is on the right), is pictured at left. A new patch, designed by Charleston schoolteacher Kaylan Herron, is pictured at right.
CHARLESTON — Mrs. Rachel Holland Allbritton, age 80, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, at her home.
Among those most intemperately calling for President Trump’s impeachment is the potty-mouthed newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Michigan, Rashida Tlaib.
CHARLESTON — Jack G. King, Jr., age 60, certified welder and retired professional race car driver, passed away at his home Tuesday, Dec. 25.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
For a fourth straight year, state Rep. Tommy Reynolds has contributed to the prekindergarten program of Tallahatchie County. The pre-K classrooms, which are a collaborative effort between the East Tallahatchie School District, Institute of Community Services Inc.
The Gallup organization recently released an interesting survey. When it asked people what kind of community they would live in if they could go anywhere they wished, the top response was a rural area.
CHARLESTON — Robertson “Bobby” Dailey, age 89, retired car dealer of Dailey Chevrolet, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
SUMNER — John Clayton Beeler, 77, a retired farm manager and ag pilot, died Sunday, Dec. 27, at Delta Medical Center in Memphis.
Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
East Tallahatchie School District Superintendent Dr. Ben Kennedy released the following statement shortly after 10:30 a.m. Monday regarding a lockdown at Charleston High School stemming from a social media post.
The spring severe storm season is approaching. Are you ready for whatever is in store? Do you have a severe weather plan at your home and your workplace? Can you recognize the clues that suggest large hail, flash flooding, or a tornado is possible?
On National Signing Day Feb. 7, Charleston High School Tigers’ defensive back Dequan Street and linebacker Laderius “Bo” Curtis signed National Letters of Intent to play football for the Coahoma Community College Tigers.
Gov. Phil Bryant has ordered a special election for Tuesday, May 8, to fill the seat recently vacated by the retirement of longtime District 30 state Rep. Robert E. Huddleston of Sumner.
The special election date was set by Bryant on Wednesday, March 7.
City of Charleston Street Department workers spent a big chunk of their time last week repairing a collapsed sewer line on Murphy Road. Above, Freddie Hervey (left) and Willie Reed discuss an issue with the ongoing repairs. Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith also donned gloves,
Charleston High School senior Brielle C. Shegog has been named the school’s STAR Student by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.
Local sales tax collections were higher overall in December, reflecting improved retail sales in the final weeks of the 2017 Christmas shopping season, according to figures released by the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
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.