‘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.


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Obituaries

Billy Ray “Bill” Ammons, 90, of Inverness, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his home.

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