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Fighting Mississippi’s opioid epidemic has become the passion of one Indianola native.

Selene Dunn Maddox has been practicing law, specifically bankruptcy law, in north Mississippi for over 30 years, but she has never forgotten her roots in the Delta and Indianola.

Editor’s Note: Don Posey was one of Indianola High School’s most outstanding athletes, excelling in multiple sports, including basketball and track.

Recently, Sunflower County Consolidated School District Superintendent Miskia Davis implemented a "Growth Challenge" leading up to the Second Nine Weeks Benchmark Tests.

Lion Randy Randall brought Carol Rose as his speaker to Lions Club last Wednesday (Dr. Sammy Rose also attended with Carol).

Picking up another pair of basketball wins this past week, the 16-5, 5-0 Gentry High Rams will take to the road twice for Region 3-4A games in the upcoming days.

Generally Speaking: Meaningful messages in unexpected places

By MARILYN TINNIN COLUMNIST,

One of the hardest years of my life was 2008. In the previous three years I had survived breast cancer, a divorce and a new business launch.

The ground beneath my feet had never felt more like quicksand than near the end of 2007. But then, as often happens when God is trying to get one’s attention, things got lots worse.


RCHS gets $1,000 grant through Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi

Ruleville Central High School recently won a grant that was applied for through Partnership for a Healthy Mississippi. The school was awarded the $1,000 grant to help launch some initiatives that Principal Eric Lakes says he hopes will address health issues, not only at RCHS but in the local communities as well.

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Lodge holds Oratorical Contest

M.W. King Hiram Grand Lodge A.F. & A.M. held its annual Oratorical Contest on Nov. 24. Pictured from left are Ill. Kenneth Paige, 33rd, President of the General Grand Masonic Congress, Ohio Matron; Sister Elizabeth Warren, 10th District Matron; Candace D. Jackson, second-place winner; Joy Gatlin, first-place winner; and Ill.



Ebelhar speaks to Lions

Lion Drew McDowell brought as his speaker to the club recently, Wayne Ebelhar, a Leland Lions Club member. Ebelhar, presented a training video on Plusoptix vision screening, as well as demonstrating the child-friendly device.


Community News January 3, 2019

MVSU Alumni Meeting

The Sunflower County Chapter of Mississippi Valley State University Alumni Association will have its regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the fellowship hall of First United Baptist Church, 720 Coolidge Street. All alumni and friends of the Valley are welcome to attend.

 





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Services for R.J. Brown of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home’s Hayes... READ MORE