Thursday Dec 5
'Father of the Blues' first 'enlightened' by group from Miss.
W.C. Handy first encountered the blues around 1903 at the train station in Tutwiler, where he witnessed a slide guitarist playing "the weirdest music I had ever heard."
Dozens of inmates reach education goals at Tallahatchie County Correctional
Dozens of inmates at Corrections Corporation of America's Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility in Tutwiler received GED and vocational certificates in a Wednesday graduation ceremony held in front of staff and visiting family, a news release announced.