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The Mississippi Department of Corrections announced this week the appointment of the new superintendent at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Brad Grinstead, head softball coach at Mississippi Delta Community College, announced his signing class for the upcoming 2021 season on Tuesday.
Deaths related to COVID-19 in Sunflower County reached the 20 mark on Thursday.
Sunflower County residents will have to continue to wear masks in public and curb social gatherings until at least mid-August.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippians are urged not to open or plant packets of unknown seeds that are appearing unsolicited in mailboxes, seemingly shipped from China.




How would we have handled virtual education?

By BY MARK H. STOWERS COLUMNIST,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

The educational landscape had a massive remodeling last spring as COVID-19 shut down schools and athletics and events.

Teachers were sent home to scramble together an online curriculum to finish out the year and possibly be put to the test for a future of online classes and virtual education.







Alderman raises question over legality of lease-purchase agreement for fire truck

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

On Monday night, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted yes to a resolution regarding a lease-purchase agreement for the purpose of financing the city's new fire truck at a cost of around $400,000.

Mayor Steve Rosenthal said, "I'm hoping this is one of the last steps on getting this financing done."






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Graveside services for Delois Collins Williams, 65, of Indianola will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday... READ MORE

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Sunflower County Consolidated Schools Superintendent talks about the closure of schools during the... READ MORE