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Michael Horton wasn’t just a valued employee to crop-duster operator Timmy Jones.

He was like a member of the family.

For the first time in recent memory, there will be no Tallahatchie County Fair this year.

County Extension Director Jimbo Burkhalter confirmed the news last week.

Webb Ward 5 Alderman Willie J. Garner (left) thanks Annie Stewart for helping to coordinate Saturday’s school supply giveaway at the Webb Community Center while children gather to pick up supplies.

As of mid-afternoon Tuesday, two school board seats up for grabs in this year’s Nov. 7 election had drawn no qualifiers, according to Tallahatchie County Deputy Circuit Clerk Betty Love.

All three of Tallahatchie County’s varsity football teams will open the 2017 season on the road Friday night.

JACKSON — Dr. David A. Chandler will retire as commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services on Sept. 15, and Gov. Phil Bryant announced on Tuesday that Mississippi Supreme Court Presiding Justice Jess H.


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