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Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
A war zone is a war zone. Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.
Three consecutive one point games and their season is off to a 2-1, 1-0 start.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods.
For Inverness resident Luciel Sibley, Tuesday’s Primary election provided an extra bonus.







Nimrod speaks to Rotary

Peter Nimrod, chief engineer at the Mississippi Levee Board spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club on Tuesday about the Board’s ongoing involvement in the backwater flood in the south Delta region. Nimrod told the history of the Yazoo Pumps project that dates back to the Flood Control Act of 1941.






Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Elizabeth Belk

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

TO THE PEOPLE OF SUNFLOWER COUNTY: We are facing a crisis in our county schools. Unless relief comes, the term must be cut to four months and salaries reduced to where teachers will be forced to quit. The remedy lies in one source, a tax for school purposes only. Signed Wiley P. Sanders.



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Sports

The 2019 high school football season is fast approaching, which means it is jamboree time for all... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Johnnie “Blue” Smith of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Baptist... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.