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The number of deaths in Sunflower County due to COVID-19 has now apparently hit nine.
Mississippi’s representatives in Washington are leading the charge in seeking relief for rural hospitals that are affected more every day by the coronavirus.
Sunflower County’s total confirmed COVID-19 patients are fast approaching the 400 mark. A recent surge sent the count over 300 just before The E-T’s press deadline last week.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to four crashes over the Fourth of July weekend that resulted in fatalities.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.


Dunagin: Attending a brother's funeral

By CHARLES DUNAGIN GUEST COLUMNIST,

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


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