Duck hunting first brought Hunter Goodin to Drew and the young hunter was hooked on the rich land that produces abundant crops for farmers and provides plenty of water for ducks. His father would later buy into a private duck hunting club that built on that foundational love.
The coronavirus has Humpty Dumpty-ied just about every industry.
One of the first that “all the Kings’ horses and all the king’s men” had to figure out how to put back together again is education.
The Indianola Rotary Club got a first-hand view of just how that will be done in the Sunflower County Consolidated School District.
COV(D-19 has thrown up plenty of hurdles but for local civic clubs, the internet and technology has kept members in touch.
The Indianola Rotary Club has been meeting via Zoom, and though the meals aren’t shared elbow-to-elbow, each week’s guest is presented for all to see and partake.
Tourist season is annual and cancellations can’t be recouped.
With COVID-19 shutting down businesses and non-profits such as the B.B. King Museum and the Brindley Theater, the loss of a season can’t be made up.
The city and county also lose out on tourist dollars as well as sales tax revenue from businesses being shut down.
She curated the Delta for nearly two decades in the print world and documented everything from traditions to food to fun and drinks.
As the quarantine hit the business world, most businesses were able to adapt with Zoom and other online platforms to keep rolling.
As Governor Tate Reeves detailed his latest Emergency Order last Monday, restaurants across the Magnolia State had some of their restrictions removed in order to use their dining rooms.
But some restaurants may still delay opening their doors, at least for now.
Sports, both amateur and professional, were shut down with the COVID-19 quarantine.
Gym and fitness center doors were locked as well.
Locally, that includes Melissa Hughey and her Lemon Balm Yoga and Wellness Center.