Today's Top Stories

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). Carol spoke on her vision challenges since her stroke two-and-a-half years ago.

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.

Sunflower County Library System awarded state, federal grants


The Mississippi Library Commission has awarded more than $7 million in grants to public libraries across the state, and Sunflower County will receive just under $100,000.

By way of state and federal aid, the MLC allocated the funding to 53 library systems statewide, a release from the commission said.

Locked out of lockup: Moorhead chief, officers suspended


Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker said he and four of his fellow officers, including Assistant Chief Sherry Myers, have been locked out of his office and the police department by the city manager and they want to know why.

In addition, Walker and Officer Patrick Mitchell have been suspended from duty.