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Gov. Tate Reeves announced plans today to issue a statewide mandate on masks in retail establishments and at public gatherings.
Denny Evans took over as Emergency Management Agency Director for Sunflower County in January 2019.
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University is among 11 institutions that have been awarded Landmarks of American History and Culture grants from the National Endowment for
C Spire is teaming up with the Delta Regional Medical Center to debut a remote patient monitoring program in Mississippi for a broad array of chronic medical conditions that will help manage healt

Dunagin: The coronavirus is not a hoax

By CHARLES DUNAGIN GUEST COLUMNIST,

Robert Foster and Tate Reeves faced off in last year’s governor’s race, and Reeves won big.

Foster, at the time a freshman state representative from DeSoto County, ran a distant third in the Republican primary, but he did get enough votes to force a runoff between Reeves and former State Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller.





Community News July 16, 2020

COVID-19 Feeding For Kids

Ages 1 to 18. Monday through Friday. Feeding Sites:

Moorhead Library, 802 Johnny Russell Drive, Moorhead (4:30 p.m.)

Annie Mae Strong Community Building, 209 East Torrey Street, Sunflower (4:30 p.m.)

Coleman Building, 214 Front St., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)




Nan Allen Anderson

Nan Allen Anderson, of Denton, Texas was born in Greenwood on Jan. 11, 1940, to S.N. and Helen Allen. She grew up in Moorhead, where she started kindergarten along with John Aubrey Anderson, whom she married in 1962.



Effie Cain

Graveside services for Effie Cain of Indianola were at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 11 at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Cain died Saturday, July 4, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital.

Visitation was from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements.


Bernice Matthews

Graveside services for Bernice Matthews of Indianola were at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 12 at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Matthews, 77, died Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson.

Visitation was from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home, which was in charge of arrangements.



John Andrew Hamilton

Graveside services for John Andrew Hamilton, 66, of Indianola, were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Indianola City Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Burch officiating. He passed away Friday, July 10, 2020.


Revella Moffett Lee

Graveside services for Revella Moffett Lee of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Mrs. Lee, 53, died Sunday, July 12, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


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