The primary election, the primary runoffs and general election are done; however, the final result of one county race is yet to be decided. A runoff between David Ruffin and Evelyn La’Fay Woods for the District 4 position on the Sunflower County Consolidated School District board of trustees still has to take place next Tuesday.
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Coach Larry Calhoun, the star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos, visited the campus of East Sunflower Elementary School on Thursday to introduce administrators, teachers and students to the Move to Learn Initiative.
The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Jasmine Williams. The senior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in healthcare, with a dream of becoming a physical therapist. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling. She is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
Every county in Mississippi saw its average income per person increase in 2018, according to recently released federal data. At first glance that’s further indication of a state economy that is slowly building steam following what has been a long recovery from the Great Recession.
Fall is definitely in the air at long last, and we have just had several days of cold weather, really cold weather, a blessed relief from those 90 plus degree days that persisted even as the calendar inched closer to Thanksgiving!
On Monday the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors approved the wording and the placement for a historical marker in honor of African-American voting and civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer that is to be erected on the courthouse grounds.
Nichols McCrory and Blayne Flemming are pictured with a doe they took during their most recent hunt. Nichols is the son of Strider and Jane Allen McCrory. Blayne is the son of Jeremy and Charla Flemming.
Far as I know, there isn’t a formal word for what happens when frozen summer plants melt into a greenish glob. But botanically and practically, it’s nasty.
Notes, quotes and an opinion or two, while considering the home office of the Southeastern Conference, surely the mostly wildly successful league in college sports history, was first centrally located in downtown Jackson: