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Selene Dunn Maddox has been practicing law, specifically bankruptcy law, in north Mississippi for over 30 years, but she has never forgotten her roots in the Delta and Indianola.

Editor’s Note: Don Posey was one of Indianola High School’s most outstanding athletes, excelling in multiple sports, including basketball and track.

Recently, Sunflower County Consolidated School District Superintendent Miskia Davis implemented a "Growth Challenge" leading up to the Second Nine Weeks Benchmark Tests.

Lion Randy Randall brought Carol Rose as his speaker to Lions Club last Wednesday (Dr. Sammy Rose also attended with Carol). Carol spoke on her vision challenges since her stroke two-and-a-half years ago.

Picking up another pair of basketball wins this past week, the 16-5, 5-0 Gentry High Rams will take to the road twice for Region 3-4A games in the upcoming days.

If you volunteer to perform a task everyday for 47 years, you have performed this task 17,155 times. 

Supervisors hold first session of 2019


On Monday, during the first session of the new year, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to purchase three new 4-wheel drive pickup trucks for the road department even after District 2 Supervisor Riley Rice expressed concern that work in the road department is still not being done even with a road manager and five assist

Not another resolution


A few years ago I made a New Year’s resolution, to never make another New Years resolution.

It has worked out well for me so far, and I’m proud to say I haven’t broken it even once.

I’m not good with goals. Goals only remind me of how wrong everything I have planned will inevitably go.

Generally Speaking: Meaningful messages in unexpected places


One of the hardest years of my life was 2008. In the previous three years I had survived breast cancer, a divorce and a new business launch.

The ground beneath my feet had never felt more like quicksand than near the end of 2007. But then, as often happens when God is trying to get one’s attention, things got lots worse.