Today's Top Stories

A dance enthusiast since the sixth grade, Shea Watkins has spent many years doing what she loves, and now she and her sister Nicole are helping other young girls with their love for creative dance.

The Gentry High School Class of 1988 reunited on the weekend of Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Pictured sitting are Mary Belford, Donnis Thomas and Gail Rogers.

The question many Mississippi State fans had coming out of a 31-10 win over Kansas State was a simple one: How good can quarterback Nick Fitzgerald be for this team after an up-and-down debut in Kansas.

All eight candidates who recently qualified for the upcoming House District 31 special election have been certified.

Lion Roy Stubbs brought two recent guests in to speak to the Indianola Lions Club. The first was Ben Gaston who shared about the Families First Mississippi Program.

With an impressive victory, the Ruleville Central High Tigers have found their way back into the win column.

Step Outside: Crape Myrtle Bark Scale hits Sunflower County trees


Over the past couple of weeks I have received numerous calls on what looks like mold or mildew on crape myrtles in yards.

It has surprised homeowners when they have gone out and looked at the mildew to see that it is moving.

This is because the bark is encrusted with a nonnative insect called the Crape Myrtle Bark Scale.

Community News Aug., 23, 2018

Class of ‘85

The Gentry High Class of 1985 will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Guadalajara to finalize homecoming plans. Please be on time.


Class of ‘72

The Gentry Class High of 1972 will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut. All classmates are encouraged to attend.


Class of ‘69