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The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
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.





Church News June 7, 2018

Choir Concert

The Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 2110 Kinlock Road, invites you to their choir concert to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday. The New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest choir for the occasion. 

 

Sunday Services



Community News June 7, 2018

SCCSD Closed

In observation of the July 4th, Independence Day, holiday, the Sunflower County Consolidated School District will be closed during the week of July 2nd - July 6th, 2018. The District will reopen on July 9, 2018.

 

Food Box Pickup




Wilson leads revival

Pastor Herron Wilson conducted a three-night old time spring revival at Center Christian Methodist Episcopal Church located in Indianola during May. Each night God spoke: Monday's message was "Don't Let the Fire Go Out"; Tuesday's message was "Let's Go Fishing"; and Wednesday night’s message focused on "Building on the Solid Foundation."




MVSU shines during national minority computer science/engineering symposium

Pictured are STEM students, faculty, and staff members along with MVSU Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Constance Bland (yellow dress), who served as the keynote speaker during the Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions’ (ADMI's) annual conference.


Rosebud wins House seat, Senate hopefuls head to runoff

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Its primary election season and the unofficial results of Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican races have been tallied.

The Sunflower County Circuit Clerk’s office issued the Democratic U.S. Senate results for the county as:

Omeria Scott – 260 votes

Howard Sherman – 248 votes

David Baria – 139 votes


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Obituaries

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