SCCSD students in D.C.: A dozen students attend Democracy in Action seminar

By BY JYESHA JOHNSON EDITORIAL INTERN,

The Mississippi Center for Justice afforded 12 local students an all expense paid trip  to Washington D.C for the Democracy in Action Seminar.

Students attended from the north and south end of the Sunflower Consolidated School District, as well as Humphreys County.


55 years of freedom

By BY JYESHA JOHNSON EDITORIAL INTERN,

Part 1: A summer of fear and triumph

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964. Freedom Summer represented a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement, and many of the battles fought for equality were waged right here in Sunflower County.






District receives $900K grant to turn Rosser into Pre-K center

By BY JYESHA JOHNSON EDITORIAL INTERN,

In upcoming months, James C. Rosser Elementary School will no longer be vacant but filled with pre-K students.

The Sunflower County Consolidated School District will receive $935,000 in grant funds from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to remodel and repurpose the James C. Rosser Elementary School building in Moorhead.


Sports

The North Sunflower Academy Rebel basketball teams were back on the court recently, facing Winona... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Ervin Lee Hughes of Belzoni will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christian Valley Missionary... READ MORE

Breaking News

A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE