The last of the three Annual Academic Brain Bowls, conducted by the Sunflower County Consolidated School District, turned out to be a nail-biter on Thursday night in Moorhead. “It came down to the last question,” said William Murphy, Director of Personnel/Student Affairs.
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Gov. Phil Bryant returned to his hometown on Friday for the grand opening of the new Phillips Health Center in downtown Moorhead. Bryant cut the ceremonial ribbon as city and clinic officials along with other dignitaries looked on.
Mid-South Rehab’s Director of Physical Therapy Joey Albritton spoke to the Indianola Lions about the Physical Therapy Department at South Sunflower County Hospital. They are a fully-staffed facility with many tools to get people back moving and living the best healthy life. Pictured with Albritton is Lion Buster Holloway.
The Sunflower County Search & Rescue volunteers went fishing on Sunday evening after passersby spotted a car bobbing up and down in the Quiver River between Moorhead and Sunflower.
SAR president Stan Bennett said a couple out for an afternoon drive spotted the late model 4-wheel-drive Jeep Cherokee and called authorities.
There will be a bake sale at Clark Lyon VFW Post, 228 Hwy 82 West at 10 a.m. til 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be cakes, pies, rolls, frozen casseroles etc. All proceeds go to help them help Veterans.
Green and White Day
The ushers of Union Grove Baptist Church of Moorhead, will honor all mothers at 11 a.m. Sunday during regular church services. Please wear white along with your favorite hat or headpiece. Light refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall. The chairperson is Sis. Gloria Hayes (662) 616-1132.
It’s easy, if you live in the Delta, to get either hardened to the annual census estimates or depressed by them.
The latest release does nothing to lift the worry and gloom about a region that has been depopulating for decades.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
No arrests reported.
In other calls,
On April 24 at 7:47 a.m., a 64-year-old Easy Street woman said she accidentally backed into her carport wall with her Nissan Altima.
Two Moorhead men were arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault stemming from a small fender-bender on April 24.