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As the Mississippi Department of Corrections remains vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the department is resuming inmate movement in a limited, controlled, and safe manner.
Mississippi Delta Community College President Dr. Tyrone Jackson announces the appointment of Dr. Ben Cloyd to the position of special assistant to the president effective July 1, 2020.
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We took first action on Senate appropriations bills passing a proposed 2021 Fiscal Year total state support budget of $6.015 billion that contains recommended reductions of up to 6.5 percent for m

Inez Roberts

Graveside services for Inez Roberts of Belzoni will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sudden Cemetery, Belzoni.

Ms. Roberts, 86, died Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni, which is in charge of arrangements.


Rex Ann Whitley

Graveside services for Rex Ann Whitley of Indianola were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23 at Indianola Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Whitley, 50, died Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Indianola.

Redmon Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Mozell McDuffy

Graveside services for Mozell McDuffy of Indianola were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23 at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Bro. Melvin Baker officiating.

Mr. McDuffy, 71, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Wilton "Baldy" White

Graveside services for Wilton "Baldy" White, 78, of Indianola, were held Tuesday, May 5 at Indianola City Cemetery, under the direction of Johnson and Scott Mortuary, Cleveland.

He died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital, Indianola.




Alvin H. Harbour

Graveside services for Alvin H. Harbour of Indianola were held at 12 noon Wednesday, May 27 at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Harbour, 70, died Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.




First Senior Pastor Destination is a Familiar One for Hunter Goodin

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

Duck hunting first brought Hunter Goodin to Drew and the young hunter was hooked on the rich land that produces abundant crops for farmers and provides plenty of water for ducks. His father would later buy into a private duck hunting club that built on that foundational love.





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Patricia Lynn McNutt Trice, 46, of Shaw, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her home.

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