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A reward up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the capture of Mississippi State Penitentiary escapee Arthur Lestrick.
The number of deaths in Sunflower County due to COVID-19 has now apparently hit nine.
Mississippi’s representatives in Washington are leading the charge in seeking relief for rural hospitals that are affected more every day by the coronavirus.
Sunflower County’s total confirmed COVID-19 patients are fast approaching the 400 mark. A recent surge sent the count over 300 just before The E-T’s press deadline last week.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to four crashes over the Fourth of July weekend that resulted in fatalities.

Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Marilyn Hemphill Tinnin

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

JULY 1919

Mrs. Kate Faison, who has been doing trained nurse duties for our Army in Belgium and France for several months has landed in New York and will be home soon.

Miss Norma Heard has been visiting relatives in Yazoo City and from there will go to Gulfport.


Moving on

By DANA LIPSEY COLUMNIST,

My eldest son moved to Colorado last week.

He saved bits of his paycheck for months, sold his furniture and anything else he reckoned unnecessary, packed up his used Nissan Maxima and set out for a land that is the exact antithesis of the Mississippi Delta.














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The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a... READ MORE

Obituaries

Graveside services for George “Rusty” Barrow of Sunflower will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Road... READ MORE

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