Today's Top Stories

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.

Dunagin: Attending a brother's funeral


Traveling these days just isn’t as pleasant as it was before the coronavirus pandemic, but sometimes it’s necessary.

And traveling to the funeral of one’s only brother isn’t a fun trip under any circumstances.

My wife and I spent most of the weekend on a trip to Houma, La.,  to attend the funeral of my brother Ralph Dunagin.

George “Rusty” Barrow

Graveside services for George “Rusty” Barrow of Sunflower will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Road Cemetery, Sunflower.

Mr. Barrow, 59, died Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola is in charge of arrangements

Russell Leigh Carson

Russell Leigh Carson, 59, of Greenville, passed away June 24, 2020, at his home.

Russell was born Sept. 3, 1960, in Indianola to Luther Leigh Carson and Jessalyn Russell Carson and was raised in Baird. Russell was an avid fisherman, hunter, and cotton ginner.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Beth.



The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a... READ MORE


Graveside services for George “Rusty” Barrow of Sunflower will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Road... READ MORE

Breaking News

Sunflower County Consolidated Schools Superintendent talks about the closure of schools during the... READ MORE