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The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman appears to have recorded its third suicide of 2020, all occurring over the last eight days.
Mississippi legislators received their committee appointments this week, and Sunflower County’s two representatives in the House will serve together on two committees.
Indianola is one of over 40 communities to recently receive 5-G level Internet speeds, according to C-Spire.
Mississippi Delta Community College’s Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to allow the college to begin offering academic courses at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson made an appearance at Mississippi Delta Community College’s main campus in Moorhead on Thursday.

Looney talks Crop to Pop at Lions

John Mark Looney, Jr. of Leland spoke to the Lions Club about his latest farming product "Crop to Pop." John Mark works with his father on their family farm Six Mile Farms located in Tribbett. In 2016 John Mark decided to try his hand at growing popcorn, so on two acres previously used to grow milo he grew popcorn.

Community News January 2, 2020

Community Blood Drive

North Sunflower Medical Center and Mississippi Blood Services are hosting a Community Blood Drive from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. TODAY (Thursday, Jan. 2) at the hospital. Donors will receive a T-shirt and $10 gift card. Start the year off right by saving a life!

Installation of F&AM Lodge Officers

Qualifying deadlines announced

Sunflower County is getting ready for another round of elections.

It won’t be on the same scale as the 2019 election cycle, but according to Sunflower County Circuit Clerk Carolyn Hamilton, the qualifying period for election commissioners starts today and ends June 1.



Momentum is a powerful item to take into a big game. Or into a string of big games.


Gordon Dale Mitchell, 72, of Doddsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Merit Health... READ MORE

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Inmates got all the way to Tennessee before capture