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Disaster relief legislation that was backed by U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and passed by an overwhelming majority of the Senate this week failed to pass the U.S.

The path to Glory is straight and narrow, but the road that led to one of Sunflower County’s newest communities in 1919 was anything but.

Top honor students at four of the city’s educational institutions received a surprise visit from some of the Indianola Police Department’s finest on Thursday and they didn’t arrive empty handed...

It took two tries at two separate meetings, but after a 3-2 vote on Monday a letter is finally being drafted from the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors asking the federal courts to revisit a...

Game one of the NCAA Division II South Super Regional between No. 2 seed Delta State University baseball (42-12) and No.

The Ole Miss baseball program has got to be feeling good about its offensive potential next season, especially after the power displayed by Rebel commit Ben Van Cleve this week.








Solution to Gillespie flooding clogged at the source

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A clogged culvert is said to be the culprit that caused some homeowners on Gillespie Street in Indianola to feel a little more waterlogged than other area residents after last week’s torrential rainfall.

The heavy rains and subsequent storms left up to a half-foot of floodwater in some homes on the north side of the street.



A growing problem: Farmers reeling from unrelenting rains

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Sunflower County could see a stretch of nearly seven days without rainfall this week, but all the work farmers are doing between storms could be wiped out with heavy rains, which could move in on Sunday and last through Monday morning.

This is what area farmers have been dealing with this entire planting season.





Gentry band and choir students sign college scholarships

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Although the Gentry High School band and choir members have been earning scholarships all along, Principal Willie Bolden said on Friday that it was the first time they have stepped into the spotlight with a formal pronouncement of their intent to continue their musical careers at the collegiate level.


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