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PEARL — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is encouraging the public prepare for a winter storm set to enter the state Monday evening through Tuesday and near zero wind chills.

JACKSON — This year’s flu activity is unusually high, and Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) officials encourage all Mississippians to continue to protect themselves against the flu and to practice basic prevention measures to help...

Marie Weston poses with a couple of snow people on the porch at the home of her sister, Bobbie Floyd, on Smith Road, Cascilla, Friday morning.

Charleston Mayor Sedrick Smith (second from right) conducts a ceremonial ribbon-cutting Jan. 2 to mark the grand reopening of Oriental Express restaurant, located at 218 W. Main, now under new ownership and new management.

Charleston’s 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade and memorial program are scheduled for Monday.

Unemployment in Tallahatchie County rose to 4.4 percent in November, an increase of four-tenths of 1 percent from October’s 4.0, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security announced last week.

Public Notice November 2, 2017


WHEREAS, on May 19, 2000, J. W. Moorman, Jr., a single person executed a deed of trust for the benefit of Union Planters Bank, National Association, which deed of trust was recorded on May 24, 2000, in Book 311, Page 524,, as having been modified by an agreement recorded in Book 360, Page 507 in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Tallahatchie 2nd JDC County, Mississippi; and

Public Notice October 26, 2017

WHEREAS, Walter J. Blaylock and Sara S. Blaylock executed a Deed of Trust to Kenneth R. Hall, Trustee for State Bank and Trust Company, Beneficiary, under the date of the 9th day of April, 2010, and filed for record on the 23rd day of April, 2010, recorded in Book 518, at Page 199, in the Chancery Clerk's Office of the First Judicial District of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, reference to which is hereby made, and;

Teaching fire safety


Children at the Eva Covington Head Start Center in Charleston were taught fire safety and prevention during an Oct. 13 educational session sponsored by local firefighters. In the photo, firefighter Jimmy Fly demonstrates one scenario. (Photo by Richard Taylor)


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