Saturday Dec 14
Sumner facing tragic legacy of the Till case
Nearly six decades after it hosted one of the most notorious trials in American history - one resulting in the acquittal of two white men charged with in the death of an African-American teen named Emmett Till- the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Sumner is closed while workers carefully restore the building to its condition at the time of the ... (more)
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Sumner, Mississippi, restoring courthouse, upgrading square in effort ...
Earnest Harris paints window trim in the Tallahatchie County Courthouse in Sumner during a renovation of the old courthouse where Roy Bryant and his half-brother J.W. Milam were tried for the kidnap, torture, and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955, a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement.
Tana Jane-Louise Graham & William Daniel Burroughs
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Milton Thomas Person, Jr. of Greenwood and Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Dewitt Graham of Sumner.
The Bolivar Commercial
Rev. Mark Alan Morgan Jr., 32
Rev. Mark Alan Morgan Jr., 32, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at the North Mississippi Medical Center.
New details emerge in Emmett Till's 1955 killing in Mississippi
Almost six decades after Emmett Till's 1955 killing, new details and insights are emerging in one of Mississippi's most infamous murders.