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With the start of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season this week, C Spire is reminding consumers that they can receive free, location-based notifications on capable mobile phones under a national pu
Do you remember your earliest garden influences? Mine are solid Sunflower County gold.
As the Mississippi Department of Corrections remains vigilant in preventing the spread of COVID-19, the department is resuming inmate movement in a limited, controlled, and safe manner.
Mississippi Delta Community College President Dr. Tyrone Jackson announces the appointment of Dr. Ben Cloyd to the position of special assistant to the president effective July 1, 2020.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the devastatin

NSA graduates sixth graders

Pictured seated in the sixth grade graduating class are Channing King, Lena Morris, Jaden Johnson and Ashley Haycraft. Standing are Ryan Brady, Wyatt Barr, Landon Liddell, Brayden Clem, Tristan Parks and Teacher Barbara Dunavent. Not pictured is Preston Reynolds.

Photo: Vikki Peay





Mozell McDuffy

Graveside services for Mozell McDuffy of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Bro. Melvin Baker officiating.

Mr. McDuffy, 71, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Ivory Lee Washington

Graveside services for Ivory Lee Washington of Isola will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Weeping Mary Church Cemetery, Isola with the Rev. Joe Jackson officiating.

Mr. Washington, 62, died Friday, May 15, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home, Belzoni is in charge of arrangements.


Beatrice McClain

Graveside services for Beatrice McClain of Indianola were held at 12 noon Wednesday, May 20 at Riverside Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Melvin Matthews officiating.

Ms. McClain, 92, died Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.



Lula B. Hill

Lula B. Hill, 92, of Greenacres, Florida, a longtime resident of Indianola, transitioned this life on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at Wellington Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Fla.




Joe Roger Hartman Jr.

A private graveside service for Joe Roger Hartman Jr., 81, of Greenville will be held at the Mississippi Veteran's Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael. 

Mr. Hartman passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center. 



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