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Gov. Tate Reeves announced plans today to issue a statewide mandate on masks in retail establishments and at public gatherings.
Denny Evans took over as Emergency Management Agency Director for Sunflower County in January 2019.
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University is among 11 institutions that have been awarded Landmarks of American History and Culture grants from the National Endowment for
C Spire is teaming up with the Delta Regional Medical Center to debut a remote patient monitoring program in Mississippi for a broad array of chronic medical conditions that will help manage healt


Sales tax holiday begins Friday

Mississippi’s sales tax holiday is less than 24 hours away.

This year’s holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and will end at midnight on Saturday.

For those 24 hours, sales tax is not due on articles of clothing, footwear or school supplies if the sales price of a single item is less than $100.



Delois Collins Williams

Graveside services for Delois Collins Williams, 65, of Indianola will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Pastor Annie Hill officiating. Delois departed this life Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center, Greenville.


Minnie Dell Johnson

Graveside services for Minnie Dell Johnson, 81, of Natchez, were held at 11a.m. Thursday, June 18 at Greenlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home. Mrs. Johnson passed away June 15, 2020 at Glenburney Rehabilitation Center.



Charles Hawkins

Graveside services for Charles Hawkins of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Markham Church Cemetery, Inverness with the Rev. John Woods officiating.

Mr. Hawkins, 66, died Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Willdarrius Galloway

Graveside services for Willdarrius Galloway of Lithia Springs, Georgia, formerly of Indianola, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Church Cemetery, Shaw.

Mr. Galloway, 23, died Saturday, July 18, 2020.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.



Annie Bell White

Graveside services for Annie Bell White of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Holly Ridge Cemetery with the Rev. Greg Strong officiating.

Ms. White, 85, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Deveria Jean Kent Smith

A private graveside service for Deveria Jean Kent Smith of Indianola will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Riverside Memorial Gardens.  The Rev. Melvin Walker will officiate at the service.

Mrs. Smith, 81, passed away at her home Saturday, July 25, 2020.





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