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Wednesday evening’s protest along Cotton Row in Cleveland was both peaceful and emotional.
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

COVID changes – not for the good in most cases

By BY MARK H. STOWERS COLUMNIST,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

I remember the first COVID-19 day, kind of. It was surreal and governors across America shut down their states. Some sooner than others, some with far reaching power that gets folks’ attention. And not always for the good. I work at home so being sequestered didn’t seem to be that big of deal to me.




Four local heroes:Sunflower County crew helps save woman, daughter from water

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

A Yazoo City woman and her daughter are alive today because of the help of several strangers, including four from Sunflower County.

Jackie Jenkins, Jack Jenkins, Connor Moore and Seth Todd were looking to unwind last week by doing some fishing on the coast, but that would not be their first experience in the water that day.










Heroes work here

The banner is now up at South Sunflower County Hospital, provided by First Baptist Church of Indianola, Andy Daniels, State Farm Agent and Family Dental Care, the sign pays tribute to the front line heroes working at the hospital.

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Merlin Williams

Graveside services for Merlin Williams of Belzoni will be at 12 noon Saturday at Swiftown United Baptist Cemetery, Swiftown.

Mr. Williams, 65, died Thursday, May 21, 2020.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni, which is in charge of arrangements.


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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