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Robyn Marlow came to North Sunflower Medical Center over two decades ago for a social work internship.
The City of Indianola has taken the first step to initiate a study that could lead to a citywide makeover.
In the half century since human beings first walked on the moon, a lot has changed, in the realm of spaceflight as much as in the rest of the world.
Cindy Baird has been one of Indianola’s most influential women for decades.
Bettey Sims-Hawkins has been a long time proponent of education for local youth. Today, she serves has head of the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program.




Smith pinned as nurse at HCC

The Ridgeland Campus of Holmes Community College held a Pinning Ceremony for the graduating Practical Nurses  on June 20. Nineteen students were honored during the ceremony, and among the graduates was Sunflower County native Veronica Lachelle Smith.

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Church News July 11, 2019

Vacation Bible School

   Greater New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 1111 Garrard Road, will continue Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to 12 noon daily thru Friday. Ages 4 years old and up are welcome and adult classes will be offered. Transportation is available. For more info call Rose Giachelli at 662-207-0750.




55 Years of Freedom: Death of Emmett Till set stage for Freedom Summer

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964. Freedom Summer represented a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement and many of the battles fought for equality were waged right here in Sunflower County.


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Gentry High graduate Ladarious Galloway is back in Indianola, but he hopes his stay will not be... READ MORE

Obituaries

Billy Ray “Bill” Ammons, 90, of Inverness, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his home.

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Children ages 5-18 are invited to Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center to... READ MORE