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Democrat Rosebud is sworn in to Mississippi House

A newly elected member has been sworn in to the Mississippi House of Representatives. Democrat Tracey Rosebud of Tutwiler took his oath of office Monday at the state Capitol. He will serve until January 2020 in District 30, which includes parts of Bolivar, Quitman, Sunflower and Tallahatchie counties He fills the end of a term started by Democrat Robert Huddleston ...

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Florence, Alabama, to receive Mississippi Blues Trail marker

The Mississippi Blues Trail will celebrate the legacy of W.C. Handy, the “Father of the Blues,” by placing a historical marker at Handy’s birthplace in Florence, Alabama. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday. Handy was born in Florence in 1873. Handy’s contributions to the blues have also been commemorated with Mississippi markers in Tutwiler, Clarksdale and ...

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There was some good news

By Stephen McDill and Amy McCullough ONE: ‘Tutwiler: Mississippi’s boomtown?’ Oct. 21, 2009 Despite the economic downturn, Tutwiler’s sales tax revenues doubled, thanks to a new Double Quick that replaced the town’s Shell station. The Delta town with a population of 1,364, according to the 2000 census, is one of a handful of Mississippi communities that has seen a financial ...

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