The Sunflower County Consolidated School District began feeding students 18 and under throughout the county on Wednesday during closure due to COVID-19. Pictured giving sack lunches to Indianola kids are Annie Floyd, Thelma Davis and Dorothy Jones.
Ripple Effect: Novel coronavirus precautions frustrate daily life for educators, parents and studentsBy JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,
Coronavirus precautions have shut down schools and colleges causing a shift in the educational process for administrators, students and parents.
Dreifus Smith is finding different ways to pay it forward as the founder of Fresh Start Community Program. “I want to help younger people exceed further than what they see in life, or further than what they see in the mirror,” said Smith.
Beatrice Williams had her whole life ahead of her, but that life was cut short in a hail of gunfire early Sunday morning.
Williams was an innocent bystander, in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Concerned citizens in Indianola gathered for a nonviolent walk this past weekend in an effort to bring awareness to the recent string of gun violence that has affected the community.
The walk was organized by the Fresh Start Community Program, Famous Amos, and Tony Proctor Sr.
Who doesn’t love a great celebration, and parade?
Floats, familiar faces and waving hands were all a part of the celebration that took place this past Monday.
However, the celebration and parade convey a different emotion than those that took place before it.
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 lifeBy 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.
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.