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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced launch of the ReSkill Mississippi initiative (ReSkillMS) to help ease the economic burden and uncertainty this pandemic has created for our state's workforce.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced plans today to issue a statewide mandate on masks in retail establishments and at public gatherings.
Denny Evans took over as Emergency Management Agency Director for Sunflower County in January 2019.
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University is among 11 institutions that have been awarded Landmarks of American History and Culture grants from the National Endowment for







Edmond Thomas Sr.

Graveside services for Edmond Thomas Sr. of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Thomas, 72, died Sunday, July 12, 2020 at his residence.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Ida Mae Frazier

Graveside services for Ida Mae Frazier of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint John Cemetery, Woodburn community.

Ms. Frazier, 93, died Saturday, July 18, 2020 at her residence.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.



Bobby Daniel

Graveside services for Bobby Daniel of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Mr. Daniel, 72, died Friday, July 17, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital.


Mable Walker

Graveside services for Mable Walker of Indianola will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Walker, 69, died Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at North Miss. Medical Center, Tupelo.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.



Desmond “Joe Willie” Coleman

Graveside services for Desmond “Joe Willie” Coleman of Jonesboro, Georgia, formerly of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Saint Lawrence Church Cemetery, located at 349 Hwy. 49 South, Caile.

Mr. Coleman, 44, died Friday, July 17, 2020 at Piedmont Henry Hospital, McDonough, Ga.


Nell Pennebaker Stevens

Graveside services for Nell Pennebaker Stevens, 87, of Indianola will be

held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 21at Southside Cemetery in Inverness.  She

passed away Sunday July 19, 2020 at Indywood Personal Care Home in

Indianola.  Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home,

Indianola.


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