Lion Malone Phillips recently spoke to the Indianola Lions Club about his unexpected kidney transplant experience. Lion Malone shared many examples of God’s hand protecting him and his family and guiding them along this transplant journey. We are thankful for Lion Malone’s remarkable recovery and are proud to call him a Lion.
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The Sunflower County Consolidated School Distict will hold a virtual zoom community meeting on its fall re-opening plan on Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m.
Stakeholders will hear about the plans that the district has been making over the last few months in preparation for the 2020-2021 school year.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Long of Indianola proudly announce the birth of their son. Lawrence Wilburn Long V on April 27, 2020 at Woman’s Hospital in Jackson.
Lawrence weighed 7 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 19¼ inches long.
He is welcomed by his sister, Mary Critz Long, age 3.
I’m glad the Legislature voted to take down our state flag with the Confederate battle flag in its canton.
To those who claim it should have been left up to a vote of the people, I would argue that the Legislature adopted the state flag in 1884 without a vote of the people.
The third annual YANKY 72 memorial ceremony will be live-streamed.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the only event that will be taking place is a brief ceremony on Friday, July 10 at 6 p.m.
Community members are encouraged to stay home and watch the ceremony online, which will be streamed on the YANKY 72 Memorial Facebook page.
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The B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center opened its doors for the first time since March this week. Voted the state’s best tourist attraction by USAToday readers in 2018, the museum is Sunflower County’s biggest tourist attraction, consistently drawing over 25,000 visitors a year.
With just a few short weeks to go in the 2020 Census campaign, Sunflower County's numbers seem less than impressive, and on Monday, citizen Charles Modley asked the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors to help get the word out.