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Duck hunting first brought Hunter Goodin to Drew and the young hunter was hooked on the rich land that produces abundant crops for farmers and provides plenty of water for ducks.
Delta State University will delay bringing all staff back to campus from Tuesday, May 26, 2020, until Monday, June 1, 2020.  
Correction: Sunflower Police Chief Bobby Walker has issued a statement stating that the 9mm clip seen the photo is not evidence in this case.
The Indianola Baseball & Softball Association announced this week that the 2020 season has officially been canceled.
Delta State University staff members are preparing to return to campus next week.




City says it will crack down on overcrowded big box retailers

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Relying heavily on the advice of Attorney Kim Merchant, on Monday night the Indianola city lawmakers discussed how they should move forward with regard to the city's active emergency proclamation and voted unanimously to "mirror" Gov. Tate Reeves' latest executive order with a few minor adjustments.









Shuttered tourism, entertainment taking its toll on local economy

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

Tourist season is annual and cancellations can’t be recouped.

With COVID-19 shutting down businesses and non-profits such as the B.B. King Museum and the Brindley Theater, the loss of a season can’t be made up.

The city and county also lose out on tourist dollars as well as sales tax revenue from businesses being shut down.



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Sports

The Indianola Baseball & Softball Association announced this week that the 2020 season has... READ MORE

Obituaries

Janie Elizabeth Logan Moor, 91, passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Riverview Nursing Home in... READ MORE

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Sunflower County Consolidated Schools Superintendent talks about the closure of schools during the... READ MORE