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Inverness Lodge welcomes new Masons

T.J. Catchings Lodge No. 394 in Inverness recently raised Brother Christopher John Potter to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason, in a ceremony conducted by the Mississippi Masonic Confederate Degree Team. In attendance were Masons from across the Delta, along with special guests from Beulah Lodge No. 578, Mt. Vernon, Indiana.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: A whirlwind of a a marriage

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, AUGUST 1919

The first bale of cotton for the 1919-1920 season was raised by W. S. Armstrong and C. S, Thomas of Sunflower. The bale weighed 500 pounds and was shipped to Greenwood, this being their first bale received this season. The cotton was ginned by the Sunflower Gin which is owned by the Berryhill brothers.







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Women of Influence: Robyn Marlow

Robyn Marlow came to North Sunflower Medical Center over two decades ago for a social work internship.

She would eventually work at Walter B. Crook Nursing Facility for eight years, and after leaving for a brief time, she returned to the hospital as Director of Community Relations.





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UAB, Head Coach Bill Clark, finally set free

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Shortly before Alabama mounted a historic come-from-behind win against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game last Saturday, another Yellowhammer state team was putting the finishing touches on a conference title of its own.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham defeated Middle Tennessee State 27-25 for the Conference USA title.








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Inverness Lodge welcomes new Masons

T.J. Catchings Lodge No. 394 in Inverness recently raised Brother Christopher John Potter to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason, in a ceremony conducted by the Mississippi Masonic Confederate Degree Team. In attendance were Masons from across the Delta, along with special guests from Beulah Lodge No. 578, Mt. Vernon, Indiana.




Sheneique Hawthorne

Services for Sheneique Hawthorne of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church of God in Christ.

Ms. Hawthorne, 30, died Friday, Mar. 15, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Community News April 11, 2019

Career Forum

A Career Forum, designed for ladies ages 15 and up and presented by Mary Jenkins, will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Restoration Ministries Christian Academy, 1290 Hwy. 82 East. The event is FREE to attend and refreshments will be served.

 

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Charles Dunagin: A moderate governor for 2020 could be in order

By CHARLES DUNAGIN GUEST COLUMNIST,

As centrist politics diminishes across the nation, could Mississippi find itself with a moderate in the governor’s office next year?

Maybe, although it’s unlikely they’ll call themselves that. No candidate in the Republican primary would admit to being  anything but a  conservative.




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Sports

The 2019 high school football season is fast approaching, which means it is jamboree time for all... READ MORE

Obituaries

Nettie Cleveland Key Carver, 98, of Batesville, formerly of Vicksburg and Indianola, passed away... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.