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Wednesday evening’s protest along Cotton Row in Cleveland was both peaceful and emotional.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safe Return guidelines for permanent drivers license stations across the state to reopen on Monday, June 8.
Protests have been flaring up around the country as a direct result of the death of 46-year-old Minnesota resident George Floyd on May 25.
When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, information was everywhere. Some from reliable sources but much was not.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bond bill Monday that has $86 million in funding for capital projects at state universities, $79 million in funding for capital projects involving


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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Sports

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

Obituaries

Graveside services for Jack Vance Jr., 84, of Chicago, formerly of Indianola will be at 12 noon... READ MORE

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