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Editor’s Note: Don Posey was one of Indianola High School’s most outstanding athletes, excelling in multiple sports, including basketball and track.

Lion Randy Randall brought Carol Rose as his speaker to Lions Club last Wednesday (Dr. Sammy Rose also attended with Carol). Carol spoke on her vision challenges since her stroke two-and-a-half years ago.

Picking up another pair of basketball wins this past week, the 16-5, 5-0 Gentry High Rams will take to the road twice for Region 3-4A games in the upcoming days.

If you volunteer to perform a task everyday for 47 years, you have performed this task 17,155 times. 

In the wake of recent events involving turmoil with the Moorhead Police Department, one officer has been terminated while the fate of several others are still hanging in limbo.

Nichols McCrory is one of dozens of Sunflower County kids who will be showing livestock at the 76th annual Sunflower County Livestock Show on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will take place at the Edgar N. Donahoe Livestock Arena in Sunflower.





State has 1st West Nile Virus death

The Mississippi Department of Health said Monday that a Grenada County resident is the first West Nile virus death in the state for 2017. It reported nine new cases in the last week, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. Sunflower County has not had a case this year. Forrest and Hinds counties lead the state with four each.




Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.








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