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The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Lawmakers at the Capitol have had an extremely busy last two weeks.  After many hours of working in conference committees to finalize the state budget and other bills, legislators completed most r
Rural broadband expansion and K-12 distance learning initiatives will receive almost a fourth of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, under a package appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature.  Mississi
Planters Bank has announced several local moves within its offices. The bank recently announced plans for a new Credit Administration department.
Lillie Baughman has a heart of gold. Just ask anyone who knows the 13-year-old Indianola Academy student.


County to address MDCC District 3 board appointment July 1

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A motion by District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson to go ahead and vacate the seat of the District 3 appointee to the Mississippi Delta Community College board of trustees, effective July 1, was temporarily rescinded at Monday’s Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, but will be back on the table at the lawmakers’ next meeting.












NSMC defends Walter B. Crook in wake of nursing home report

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

North Sunflower Medical Center is responding this week to a Senate report on America’s nursing homes that listed Walter B. Crook Nursing Facility among six nursing homes in Mississippi that have gotten less than stellar reports from surveyors.

Walter B. Crook is a 60-bed facility operated by NSMC on its Ruleville campus.



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