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Meet Frazier High School’s Class of 1957

Frazier High School is no longer standing and few of its artifacts are still around, but Tipton County Museum Archivist Sherri Onorati has a...

Covington once hosted Blues legends B.B. King, Bobby “Blue” Bland and...

The Blue Flame is no longer standing and the memories of the time when it hosted legendary Blues musicians have begun to fade. Located near...

John Edwards is on a mission to preserve Tipton County’s African-American...

John Edwards has been busy lately. On top of being re-elected to the Covington Board of Mayor and Aldermen late last year, the second-generation public...

A look back at Covington’s only-known Juneteenth celebration

Juneteenth has entered the mainstream discussion lately after several states have decided to observe it as a holiday. Tennessee is considering doing the same. But...

“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...

Did you know B.B. King played in Covington?

According to locals who remember, during the early days of his career, B.B. King used to play in Covington. As remembered by Covington alderwoman Minnie...

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...
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