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A reward up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the capture of Mississippi State Penitentiary escapee Arthur Lestrick.
The number of deaths in Sunflower County due to COVID-19 has now apparently hit nine.
Mississippi’s representatives in Washington are leading the charge in seeking relief for rural hospitals that are affected more every day by the coronavirus.
Sunflower County’s total confirmed COVID-19 patients are fast approaching the 400 mark. A recent surge sent the count over 300 just before The E-T’s press deadline last week.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to four crashes over the Fourth of July weekend that resulted in fatalities.

Parchman inmate escapes

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Arthur Lestrick, 40, was confirmed missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, a work camp. He is believed to have left on foot.

Lions install new officers, Washington becomes president

2020-2021 Indianola Lions Club Officers and Directors were installed on Wednesday, June 24,2020.  Pictured above in front are Malone Phillips, 3rd VP; Barry Cassidy, 2nd VP; Fred Washington, President; Drew McDowell, Treasurer; Mike Columbus, past District Governor; back l-r Billy Betts, Lion Tamer; Charles David, Director; Buster Holloway, Dir



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