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Mason’s Ahmid Doggett served and died during World War I

During the First World War, Tipton County lost both Black and white sons to the ravages of war, as grief knows no color and...

African-Americans enlisted in World War I to prove patriotism

More than 350,000 Black Americans served in segregated units during World War I and Townsend Cemetery in Covington is the final resting place for...

“You could die”: Minnie Bommer on life, activism since Dr. King’s...

COVINGTON – It’s the day before the 50th anniversary of the shooting death of Martin Luther King Jr. and Minnie Bommer is looking at...

The Town of Mason will salute three African-American women trailblazers

On Saturday, the Town of Mason will salute three African-American women trailblazers from West Tennessee at its first Black History program. “We indeed have three...

The Tipton County Museum will host an exhibit featuring Tuskegee Airman...

Luke Weathers III was an adult when he realized his father’s legacy needed to be shared. He’d just started working and a friend introduced him...

Two dozen women honored during Awesome Women luncheon

For the past 30 years, March has been recognized as Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments that women in our society...

District 1 citizens announce business boycott

Some Covington residents have plans to begin boycotting businesses on Tuesdays and Fridays, said Jean Johnson.  Standing before the board of mayor and aldermen Tuesday...

Greater St. John M.B. Church asks street to be renamed for...

On Tuesday, Covington’s Public Works committee was presented with a request to rename one of its streets in honor of a recently-deceased pastor.  The members...

Brighton teacher and coach Stan Gatlin is not shy about expressing...

Stan Gatlin was 20 in 1996. He had just earned his associate’s degree from Mary Holmes College in West Point, Miss., was the valedictorian...

Hughlett family persevered through some tough times to make their mark...

Janice Brown-Woods has lived in the Dallas area for many years. Now 56, she has raised a family and manages a team of computer...
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