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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the devastatin
We took first action on Senate appropriations bills passing a proposed 2021 Fiscal Year total state support budget of $6.015 billion that contains recommended reductions of up to 6.5 percent for m
The Mississippi Delta Community College baseball program will welcome 15 newcomers to the Moorhead campus for the 2020 fall semester, as announced on Tuesday.
This week, the Legislature shifted focus back to regular business after working to pass the coronavirus relief bill (SB 2772) earlier this month.  Before the legislative session was suspended in M
If you are ever looking for something that is simply unique, then you should probably look no further than Shantilla Nash.

Step Outside: Celebrate the Fourth of July the right way

By ALEX DEASON STEP OUTSIDE,

July 4th is already here and many friends and families will celebrate Independence Day in various ways but one common item to celebrate with is a fresh watermelon.

Over the past couple weeks watermelon producers across the state have been preparing to bring the fresh taste of watermelon to Mississippi families.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dennis Smith

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, JULY 1919

The beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. Will Baird located about three miles East of Indianola was totally destroyed by fire on Wednesday. The first Mrs. Baird knew of the fire was when live coals dropped from the ceiling. She and Mr. Baird barely had time to escape.




Some area lakes can’t get shed of invasive hyacinth

By BY JOHN NOBILE BELLIPANNI STAFF REPORTER,

Three years ago, fishing in Leflore County’s Blue Lake was a lot more simple.

You could easily put your boat in the water and motor right up to the tree line and fish to your heart’s content.

My dad, Domino Bellipanni, and I used to pull all manner of bass, crappie, bream, catfish and other species out of the lake.









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Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy.

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Graveside services for Merlin Williams of Belzoni will be at 12 noon Saturday at Swiftown United... READ MORE

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