MLK remembered at birthday celebration

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Program that honors the slain civil rights leader was celebrated on Sunday with the theme, “Remember! Celebrate! Act! A day on…not a day off.”

District 13 Sen. Willie Simmons was the keynote speaker and presented the assembly with a challenge to “Be an engine of change.”







Supervisors hold first session of 2019

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

On Monday, during the first session of the new year, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to purchase three new 4-wheel drive pickup trucks for the road department even after District 2 Supervisor Riley Rice expressed concern that work in the road department is still not being done even with a road manager and five assist


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