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Cindy Baird has been one of Indianola’s most influential women for decades.
Bettey Sims-Hawkins has been a long time proponent of education for local youth. Today, she serves has head of the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program.
Katie Patterson came to Indianola as a medical student, and when she fell in love with the town and community, she retured to work full time.
Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964.
Mississippi is well known nationally for its generous incentives when it comes to recruiting businesses to the state.

SCCSD students in D.C.: A dozen students attend Democracy in Action seminar


The Mississippi Center for Justice afforded 12 local students an all expense paid trip  to Washington D.C for the Democracy in Action Seminar.

Students attended from the north and south end of the Sunflower Consolidated School District, as well as Humphreys County.

Community News June 27, 2019

Be Smart: Control Your Diabetes

“Be Smart! Control Your Diabetes” healthcare initiative, sponsored by. Mississippi Association of Diabetes, Mississippi State Extension Service, and Sunflower County Diabetes Support Group, will take place from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. today at the Barksdale Cotton Gin in the BB King Museum.

Church News June 27, 2019

Love Day

Pilgrim Green Springhill Church, Shaw, will celebrate a Love Day for Sis. Dollie Trotter at 4 p.m. Saturday. Minister Lillie Gilmore will be the guest speaker for this event. For more info, call 662-400-6380 or 662-588-0012.

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After five seasons as the head coach at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is... READ MORE


Billy Ray “Bill” Ammons, 90, of Inverness, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at his home.

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Children ages 5-18 are invited to Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center to... READ MORE