Today's Top Stories

The whole world will know about B.B. King today. 
Issues with the city’s financial statements are causing a delay in presenting the proposed upcoming budget according to Mayor Steve Rosenthal.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors held a special call meeting on Monday to address some unresolved topics and one of the segments focused on an attempt to smooth out some bumps within the
The town of Sunflower has a new Chief law enforcement officer.
Longtime Planters Bank executive Alan Hargett has been named as Chief Executive Officer of the Sunflower County-based bank.

Gluckman visits Lions Club

The Indianola Lions Club welcomed Kate Gluckman, Executive Director of Sunflower County Freedom Project, as their program last week.  Gluckman shared that 100% of Freedom Fellows who complete the fellowship graduate from high school and 98% pursue a college degree.  For more information, go to

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Punt probe into “Reeves Road”

As the Mississippi gubernatorial contest between Tate Reeves and Jim Hood starts to warm up, a major question is what Hood will do with his investigation into the public road that Reeves’ allegedly tried to get built into the gated community where he lives.  

Here’s what Hood should do: Punt it.



A clear example of teamwork was on prominent display last Friday night at Legion Field.


Betty Sue Mallette, 80, of Indianola, passed away Friday Sept. 13, 2019, in Pontotoc.

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.