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Sunflower County is one of 13 targeted by Gov. Tate Reeves for enhanced COVID-19 restrictions.
The new wave of restrictions announced for 13 counties,
Sunflower County is one of 13 that will soon be under stricter social distancing guidelines.
Mississippi Delta Community College alumnae Alice Williams, AnnTimbs and Brenda Grubb, wearing their Amazing Grace masks, present 215 masks to Dr. Tyrone Jackson, President of MDCC.
Despite a massive economic downturn associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mississippi Legislature passed its nearly annual bond bill that will add $291 million to the state’s indebtedness.


Group raising money for monument to KC 130 victims

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

The Mississippi Marine Corps League is spearheading a fundraising effort for a monument it plans to erect and dedicate this summer along U.S. 82 near Itta Bena.

The monument will be in honor of the 15 Marines and 1 Navy Corpsman who were killed in the KC 130 plane crash on the Sunflower and Leflore County line last July.










City says “Concerned Citizens” group can’t meet in public building

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

After a lengthy debate, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted 3 to 2 against allowing use of a city-owned building to the Concerned Citizens Committee to conduct its regular monthly meetings.
Alderman Marvin Elder made the motion to allow.
“Let’s not hold them up,” he said. Alderman Ruben Woods seconded and they both voted yes.





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

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