Walkers from New Town Missionary Baptist Church display posters honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the 11th annual Martin Luther King Day parade Monday, Jan. 15, on Court Square in Charleston. (Photo by Clay McFerrin)
TUTWILER — The Tutwiler Board of Aldermen recently voted to fire Police Chief Rico Smith and to promote patrolman James Mason to interim police chief.
The action was taken Monday, July 13, during a special called meeting of the five-member board.
Months of active campaigning by dozens of local candidates will come down to decisions made by voters, beginning with Tuesday’s Aug. 4 primary elections.
Tallahatchie County’s 21 voting precincts will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
With schools starting soon, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reminds parents that state law requires children to be immunized against childhood diseases to enter public or private school, Head Start or daycare.
The 2015 installment of the Tallahatchie County Fair opens Wednesday, Aug. 5, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 8, at the fairgrounds east of Charleston.
Gates will open every night at 6 and are scheduled to close at 10.
Grays Power Supply workers Larry Johnson (left) and Paul Smith attach the second of four, 1500-watt metal-halide lamps to a crossarm on a 60-foot utility pole at Charleston High School’s softball complex Tuesday morning.