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Over the course of five years, the Tallahatchie County Wellness Challenge has aided hundreds of local residents in their quest for better fitness and health.

Members, spouses and guests of the East Tallahatchie High School graduating class of 1957 gathered Saturday morning at Square Cafe in Batesville in commemoration of their 60-year reunion. 

TUTWILER — Tallahatchie County Alliance Inc., a nonprofit organization committed to improving the lives of local residents, recently became the recipient of a humanities grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission.

A Freightliner truck and its 25-foot trailer rest upside down in a bar pit after crashing along the western shoulder of Highway 35 Tuesday morning. 

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a “Holiday Cheer” blood drive at Tallahatchie General Hospital on Monday, Dec. 11, from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

The MBS donor coach will be at the hospital.

SUMNER — One of the oldest and largest homes in town burned to the ground in less than two hours early Friday morning, Dec. 1.

Sprucing up City Hall


Eugene Anderson pressure-washes the awning on the front of Charleston City Hall as part of a sprucing-up that he is giving the municipal building.  Anderson was hired by the city to clean and paint the structure’s exterior and has been on the project about two weeks.


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