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“O star of wonder, star of night…Guide us to thy perfect light.” 
On a 3-2 vote on Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors opted to contact Southern Procurement LLC to initiate a reverse auction procedure to purchase new trucks for the board members to
After holding the position open for the past five months, the Indianola Board of Aldermen announced on November 25 that they were promoting Field Operations Manager Robert Spurlock to the position
Ask almost anyone in the small town of Sunflower and they will tell you that Christmas comes in November.
Thomas E. Edwards’ No. 3 Michael Barnes calls for the ball as Joseph Perez drives up the court for the Tigers, as Gentry’s Orlando Liddell (No. 22) and Jesse Hull (No. 24) get in position as No.

Alex Deason: Time to talk about Christmas tree care for the holiday season


The past several days have been filled with food, family, football, and shopping. Decorating was also another event that was enjoyed by friends and family. Although some have chosen the longevity of an artificial tree, others enjoy the natural beauty and smells of a fresh cut tree.

Entry error led to incorrect farmland tax assessment, board attorney says


In a special call session of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on November 26, Attorney Johnny McWilliams informed the county lawmakers that a data entry error resulted in incorrect farmland values being entered into the tax assessor/collector computers for processing.

Girl Scouts gather canned goods

Girl Scout Troop 30099 recently gathered canned goods and ingredients for Thanksgiving dinners with choice of turkey or ham that were given to ten elderly families in the community. The troop, along with help from other community individuals, has made this a tradition for the past three years.

Church News December 5, 2019

Scholarship Banquet

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1111 Garrard Rd., will host their annual Scholarship Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday. Five graduates from Gentry High School will be awarded the Sarah H. Walker Scholarship! The speaker will be Rev. Adoris Turner.

Secretary Anniversary



Wina J. “Petey” Mixon was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

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