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)
Thursday May 7
National Day of Prayer event set
Over the years there has been no shortage of “unfunded mandates,” where federal and/or state agencies have dictated to local governments what they must do, usually under threat of very severe penalty for disobedience, without actually providing any money with which to do it.
The Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Mississippi visited Charleston Monday to help raise awareness for this year’s Special Olympics State Summer Games, which will be May 8-10 at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi.
Believing that a food pantry to assist needy and unemployed families is essential to the well-being of the community, the Welcome Table of CARE (Charleston Arts and Revitalization Effort) met on April 25 and voted to partner with the Faith Food Pantry, housed at Faith Baptist
The Thacker Mountain Radio Hour program that was recorded March 21, in the courtroom of the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Sumner, will be aired Saturday, May 9, at 7 p.m., on Mississippi Public Broadcasting radio throughout the state.
The U.S. Geological Survey tonight confirmed that a magnitude 3.2 earthquake hit in Madison County, Mississippi.
The quake, which was recorded at three miles deep, was centered northwest of Gluckstadt — about three miles southwest of Canton.