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Livestock show a success

The 77th annual Sunflower County Livestock Show was a success. Pictured above are Crosby and Nichols McCrory wrangling a goat during last Saturday’s show. The E-T will have more pictures from the event in our upcoming Salute to Agriculture section.

Photo: Bryan Davis




James Ronell Leach

Services for James Ronell Leach will be held at 12 noon Saturday at Burton Funeral Home.

Mr. Leach, age 85, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020 at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.


Gordon Dale Mitchell

Gordon Dale Mitchell, 72, of Doddsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Merit Health Central in Jackson.

Gordon was born April 27, 1947 to Tom Byrd Mitchell and Flora Lee Holmes Mitchell. He was of Baptist faith.







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Job fair a good case study

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

There’s a lot to be said about the dwindling population in the Mississippi Delta.

That trend continues to negatively affect the region’s healthcare, education and economic development.

It’s difficult recruiting jobs to a region that is losing its labor pool more and more year-after-year.

But there is good news.










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Candidates meet in public forum

Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Indianola’s three Democratic candidates for mayor met at Gentry High School last Friday night for a forum sponsored by the Sunflower County NAACP Chapter. Incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal, Mario Robinson and Vivian Jenkins are pictured left to right.


Church encourages athletes to ‘pursue God’

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Prayers, motivational videos, games, prizes and inspired biblical encouragement combined with great food and fellowship constitutes a winning combination.
And once again Pastor Guy Burke, First Baptist Church and other community members teamed up to provide that enriching experience for local high school football athletes.






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