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Joylecia McCoy (second from left) is pictured moments after being crowned homecoming queen at West Tallahatchie High School’s Choctaw Stadium in Webb.  Also pictured (from left) are principal Robert Skipper; McCoy’s escort, LaPlayer Brown; and...

SUMNER — Anyone owning a home or business here should expect to pay less for property insurance due to an improvement in the town’s fire insurance grading classification.

Absentee voting for the Nov. 7 general election in Tallahatchie County is now underway, according to Circuit Clerk Daphane Neal.

The Charleston Board of Commissioners on Oct. 3 voted to engage a new firm to tackle the roughly $750,000 in delinquent court fines that are owed to the city.

Tim King teaches carpentry and construction classes at Charleston High School.

His curriculum covers carpentry, electrical, plumbing and masonry skills, which require a lot of raw materials.

Two people recently pleaded guilty to criminal charges and were sentenced in Tallahatchie County Circuit Court, according to records on file Tuesday at the circuit clerk’s office in Charleston.

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