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Update: The Silver Alert issued for James L. McGee has been canceled. He has been located and is safe.
Whenever there is a crisis, communities often rise up and come together for the common good.
The Mississippi Legislature might be appropriating more COVID-19 related federal funds to help counties deal with pandemic-related costs for the November 3 election.
The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University is looking forward to offering virtual arts classes at this year’s PLUS Camp.

Basketball practice starts at NSA

Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy. Pictured from last week’s first round of warmups are (front) Gracie Barrett, Baylee Hewitt, Penelope Patterson, Hollie Clem and Makayla Turner. In the second row are Carson Scallion, Jenny Hewett, Meredythe Scallion and Callie Sumner.


Coaches prep for gridiron return: Gentry, Thomas E. Edwards look to safely hit the practice field soon

By PAUL PUTNAM SPORTS WRITER,

These Coronavirus times may be uncertain but plans for the 2020 high school football season have begun to be put into place.

Most recently, the Mississippi High School Athletic Association announced that June 1 will be the date which its member schools may begin their summer workout schedule.












COVID changes – not for the good in most cases

By BY MARK H. STOWERS COLUMNIST,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

I remember the first COVID-19 day, kind of. It was surreal and governors across America shut down their states. Some sooner than others, some with far reaching power that gets folks’ attention. And not always for the good. I work at home so being sequestered didn’t seem to be that big of deal to me.



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