The second commemoration marking the tragic death of 16 servicemen who lost their lives in a horrific midair explosion on July 10, 2017 was hosted on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University on Saturday and was once again attended by the families of many of the deceased soldiers.
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Sunflower County Extension Agent Alex Deason addressed the Indianola Rotary Club this week. His topic was the common, but many times hard to fight, infestation of fire ants. Deason gave some background on how fire ants arrived in the U.S. from South America, decades ago, by ships.
100 YEARS AGO,
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.
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.
Whacking overgrown shrubs back hard, like changing diapers, needs doing occasionally and can be worrisome the first time. But it usually works out fine.
And it doesn’t harm plants. Ever see where a drunk driver ran over hapless crape myrtles, and the plants sprouted right back out and bloomed just fine?
In middle school, Devanon Fitzgerald saw a future for himself as a football player. That all changed when he attended Trezevant High School in Memphis, where he met teacher and band director Dr. Kerry Simon.
Simon opened his eyes to the world of music and band, and the rest is history.
Citizens, churches, and community leaders from the surrounding areas gathered and walked to end crime and drugs at the "Live and Kicking" walk-a-thon on Saturday, July 15.
Nearly 200 youth and adults walked and rallied at the B. B. King Park. Participants gathered at the B.B. King Park where they rallied and sang.