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The Bologna Performing Arts Center at Delta State University is offering arts education boxes and books for children ages 5-8 for the upcoming fall semester.
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The Sunflower County Consolidated School District got a bit of a reprieve Thursday from the Mississippi State Board of Education.
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Andy Daniels lived by the book when it came to following all the COVID-19 rules.

Canceling fall sports outright not popular, but better than current approach

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

Gov. Tate Reeves has the ability to be what he calls “an honest broker.”

He often tells it like it is during his afternoon press briefings, but during Tuesday’s presser, when it came to the question of high school and college athletics, particularly high school football, he could not provide clear answers.






They could have stayed home:Dedicated county workers took less money to remain on the job during pandemic

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

The novel coronavirus began to wreak havoc in Sunflower County in late March.

By early April, the entire state was shut down, and in order to alleviate the financial pain of the shelter-in-place order that remained in effect for weeks, the federal government supplemented the state’s unemployment insurance to the tune of $600 a week.







Weekend burglary targets 82 business, mower and other equipment stolen

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Someone mowed down a gate and a portion of a fence with a pickup truck over the weekend and stole a trailer loaded with a zero-turn lawn mower and an assortment of tools and other items.

The incident happened in the storage area behind Jennings' Welding on U.S. Highway 82 east.



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