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The number of colleges and universities nationwide that confront student food insecurity continues to rise.
Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer paid a special visit to Indianola last Friday. Hyer made her appearance at Planters Bank’s Catchings Ave.
U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, who represents Sunflower County as part of Congressional District 2, continues to put the pressure on the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
North Sunflower Academy second grader Addy DeBower treated several of the linemen working in the northern part of the county to restore power to breakfast one morning this week to show her appreci
A Facebook post and an apparent personal plea from Indianola Parks and Recreation Director Carolyn O'Neal resulted in a group of parents and community members showing up for Tuesday night's Sunflo













Sunflower County native, longtime Leflore judge Curtis Gene Underwood passes away

By BY GERARD EDIC GREENWOOD COMMONWEALTH,

Curtis Gene Underwood Sr., a former Leflore County Justice Court judge, was known for his gregarious nature and love of the outdoors as well as his fairness on the bench.

“He was always smiling and happy and telling jokes,” Kim O’Bryant, Underwood’s daughter, said Monday.


Pages from the past special: Frances Hull’s 1948 speech “When I Was Eager” to the Indianola 20th Century Club

By FRANCES HULL LONGTIME COUMMUNITY LEADER,

Editor’s Note: This speech was written in 1948 by Frances Hull and was delivered to the Indianola 20th Century Club. The E-T is running it as a special edition of our Pages from the Past, as Charlotte Buchanan is recovering from an injury. Get well soon, Mrs. Charlotte. 


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