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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safe Return guidelines for permanent drivers license stations across the state to reopen on Monday, June 8.
Protests have been flaring up around the country as a direct result of the death of 46-year-old Minnesota resident George Floyd on May 25.
When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, information was everywhere. Some from reliable sources but much was not.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bond bill Monday that has $86 million in funding for capital projects at state universities, $79 million in funding for capital projects involving
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 69-year-old Ronald “Ronnie” Clancy Young of Belzoni in Humphreys County.










State has 1st West Nile Virus death

The Mississippi Department of Health said Monday that a Grenada County resident is the first West Nile virus death in the state for 2017. It reported nine new cases in the last week, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. Sunflower County has not had a case this year. Forrest and Hinds counties lead the state with four each.




Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.


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Sports

Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy.

Obituaries

Graveside services for Jack Vance Jr., 84, of Chicago, formerly of Indianola will be at 12 noon... READ MORE

Breaking News

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