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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sunflower County has risen to seven, and one death related to the virus has been confirmed.
Sunflower County officials have confirmed a Friday morning death in the county is likely related to COVID-19.
Several individuals and organizations have been hard at work over the last week, making homemade masks for the medical staff at South Sunflower County Hospital.
After a couple of days of more widespread testing, the number of cases of the novel coronavirus have increased very little in Sunflower County.
There are funds available to the county for road and bridge work and equipment purchases over the next four years, and after Tuesday’s recess meeting, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors hav


BPAC arts awarded over $11K in grants from Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi (CFNM), the Woodward Hines Education Foundation’s fund, Teach for America’s Pitch for a Purpose, and the local Cleveland Walmart have all awarded the Bologna Performing Arts Center’s arts education office programming grants for the upcoming summer and school year to support its ongoing arts educ




Community News March 5, 2020

B.B. King Museum Events

♦ The BB King Museum’s Dr. Seuss Week concludes from 10 a.m. to 12 noon TODAY. Please call 662-887-9539 to book your session.

♦ Be Smart – Take Control of your Diabetes meets during the noon hour every 4th Thursday of the month.

♦ Piano and Guitar Lessons! Come by the museum to register!






2020 Rotary Banquet

The 2020 Indianola Rotary Banquet is in the books. Dr. L. Ray Matthews was the keynote speaker at the event, which was held at the Indianola Country Club. Dozens were on hand to hear about Matthews’ research into vitamin D.




Brooks speaks to Lions

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Mary Catherine Brooks, Extension Associate for Mississippi State University and Delta Council, spoke to the Indianola Lions Club this week about the Forgotten Backwater Flood project which highlights the 2019 Yazoo Backwater Area flood and controversial 80-year history of the pumping plant that is yet to be built.


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