The Price is right: Sunflower ice cream company has cooled tongues and warmed hearts

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

Ice cream may mean a lot of things to a lot of people but to Verlie Price, it is a way for her to reach out and touch others.

This year makes twelve years since Verlie Price established CVP Ice Cream Company. A road of triumph lead her into the unique business venture.


‘Always looking out for other people’Late Saving OurSelves founder remembered as vision comes to life

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

The first ever Saving OurSelves Back to School drive will be bittersweet for the community.

Many Indianola students will receive free backpacks, uniforms and school supplies, but it will all be done without one of the event’s founders, Davion “Dee” McClain, who passed away in late April.



55 Years of Freedom: Death of Emmett Till set stage for Freedom Summer

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 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.


55 Years of Freedom Part 2: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 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.



Sports

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Obituaries

Betty Sue Mallette, 80, of Indianola, passed away Friday Sept. 13, 2019, in Pontotoc.

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.