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Indianola police are still gathering details, but apparently an attempted burglary has led to the death of yet another young Indianola resident.
Santa allowed four and sometimes six of his Elves to travel to 103 Forrest Place, Moorhead., the historic home of the founder of Moorhead, Chester Pond, to work eight hour shifts for six weeks to
Four Indianola Academy football seniors spent their last snaps on a high school field last week when they participated in the annual MAIS All-Star game.
“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










Ruleville set to fire up the grill with “The Greatest Festival on Earth” this weekend

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

North Sunflower County will be “Under the Pig Top” this weekend as the Great Ruleville Roast commences on Friday and runs through Saturday. The air will be filled with competition barbeque, fireworks and the sounds of great music.


Deadline looms for those wishing to register in time for Nov. 6 election

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The observance of Columbus Day by the postal service will provide Sunflower County residents with a little extra time to submit their voter registration forms by mail.

Anyone planning to register by mail to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 election must have the completed form submitted and postmarked no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 9.



Struggles, progress apparent in unofficial SCCSD ratings

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Unofficial letter grade scores released by the Mississippi Department of Education last week reflect mixed results for Sunflower County Consolidated School District.

The county’s public schools received an overall F ranking by the state, but the district continues to show improvements in its lower grades.



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Sports

The North Sunflower Academy Rebel basketball teams were back on the court recently, facing Winona... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Ervin Lee Hughes of Belzoni will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christian Valley Missionary... READ MORE

Breaking News

A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE