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Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
A war zone is a war zone. Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.
Three consecutive one point games and their season is off to a 2-1, 1-0 start.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods.
For Inverness resident Luciel Sibley, Tuesday’s Primary election provided an extra bonus.

Hot as I can remember

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

I didn’t grow up in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, but my home in Yazoo County was close to it.

I became a Delta resident later in life when I attended Delta State University.

I can hardly remember a time in my childhood or when I was going to college when it was as hot outside as it has been over the past few days.












Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: A whirlwind of a a marriage

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, AUGUST 1919

The first bale of cotton for the 1919-1920 season was raised by W. S. Armstrong and C. S, Thomas of Sunflower. The bale weighed 500 pounds and was shipped to Greenwood, this being their first bale received this season. The cotton was ginned by the Sunflower Gin which is owned by the Berryhill brothers.



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