Former District Governor, Mike Columbus, installed Lions Club officers at a recent meeting of the Indianola chapter. Directly to the right, Lion Mike Columbus hands the gavel to incoming president, Craig Esplin.
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Delta STAR is seeking to make a difference with persons who battle alcohol addiction in Washington and Sunflower counties.
Only a couple of working days remain to file a 2019 Report of Acreage at the local FSA Office.
Monday, July 15, 2019 is the deadline for farmers and landowners to report their planted crops, pasture grazing and idle acreage that did not get planted this year.
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.
Students enrolled in the Sunflower Humphreys County Progress Inc., DWDA/SHCPI/WIOA SELECT Program were honored recently during a special awards luncheon.
Sunflower Humphreys Counties Progress, Inc held its annual community celebration on Thursday that highlights the agency’s programs and services in addition to acknowledging its partnering organizations.
Girl Scout Troop 30105 had a great cookie season, according to troop leader Kavarica McCurry. McCurry expressed much thanks to the children’s parents and faithful supporters.
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.
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.