The U.S. Justice Department is taking another look at the 1955 Emmett Till murder case after receiving "new information," according to numerous news outlets that cite a recent federal report.
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Charleston Elementary School Principal Rebecca Bloodworth plants a kiss on a pig held by Heather King as Blair Harville looks on. As part of a school fundraiser, students voted on which staff member they wanted to see kiss a pig. Each vote cost a quarter.
Taking the top three places at the recent Tallahatchie County Spelling Bee were (from left) Kavon Hooper, an eighth-grader at West Tallahatchie Middle School, second place; Germirrah Cannon, a seventh-grader at Charleston Middle School, first place; and Karlton Love, a sixth-
The Sumner Book Club recently hosted Devery Anderson (center), author of “Emmett Till: The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement.” Anderson led the book club discussion in the courtroom of the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Sumner, where the
Sumner Mayor and Rotarian Smith Murphey IV (second from left), receives a certificate of appreciation for his work with the youth of Rotary District 6800 during a recent meeting of the Sumner Rotary Club. Presenting the honor is Rotary District Gov. Cary Vaughn.
Charleston officials will be cracking down on anyone who owes a past due fine to the city, and the penalty may include time in jail.
The West Tallahatchie High School Choctaws' boys' basketball team defeated cross-county rival, the Charleston High School Tigers, 99-48 Friday night in Charleston, wrapping up the first-ever undefeated regular season for a Tallahatchie County boys' basketball team.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (center) speaks with Delta lawmakers (from left), state Sen. David Jordan of Greenwood and state Sen. Robert L. Jackson of Marks, on Thursday, Feb.