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A dicey weather forecast has prompted officials to change the venue for Monday’s planned public kickoff of the "M Partner" pact between the University of Mississippi and the city of Charleston.

Longtime Tallahatchie County Fire Coordinator Richard Allen Taylor, 45, has been indicted on five counts of tax evasion by a grand jury impaneled in the county’s First Judicial District at Charleston.

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.

Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith (third from front left) prepares to perform the ceremonial ribbon-cutting during Saturday morning’s grand opening festivities at The Snack Bar.

Roger Wayne Havens, aka Gary Havens, 38, who last month leapt from a Tallahatchie County deputy sheriff’s pickup truck traveling at highway speed on I-55, has been ordered to serve nine years and 273 days in prison.

Tallahatchie County Chancery Clerk Anita Greenwood accepts a check for $1,000 from Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility representative Kenneth Jones.   Proceeds from a quarterly food sale held at the CoreCivic private prison in Tutwiler,...

Public Notice March 1, 2018


WHEREAS, on June 30, 2015, Justin L. Breland and Audrey Breland executed a Deed of Trust to J. Patrick Caldwell as Trustee for the benefit of BancorpSouth Bank, which Deed of Trust was recorded as/in Book 2015, Page 2232 in the Office of the Chancery Clerk of Tallahatchie (1st District - Charleston) County, Mississippi; and

Taking care of business

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,


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