Today's Top Stories

The police chief of the town of Sunflower is getting some national publicity by way of social media this week.
De’Ryan Shanklin’s advice to young people is “Don’t limit yourself.” The Isola native and 2011 Humphreys County High School graduate certainly has not done that.
Teaching complex sentences got a little more complex during the last two months of the school year.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safer At Home order will be ending on June 1 to be replaced by new guidance for the next stage of economic recovery for Mississippi.
A Yazoo City woman and her daughter are alive today because of the help of several strangers, including four from Sunflower County.


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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Sports

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

Obituaries

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