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Sunflower County youth killed in apparent accidental shooting

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

A 17-year-old Sunflower County youth has died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest that he received from a 9 mm handgun early Sunday morning at a home in the 200 block of Augusta Street.

Caleb Smith, a junior at Indianola Academy, died late Sunday night at a Jackson hospital as a result of his injury.



Journey 2019: MacNealy-Gonzales talks living in the Virgin Islands, being affected by two Category 5 hurricanes

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Brittany MacNealy-Gonzales always wanted to live on the beach.

More specifically, she always wanted to live on an island, but by the time she entered her late twenties, the Inverness native was living in Nashville working for a nonprofit.



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Milvin Dixon Sr.

Services for Melvin Dixon Sr. of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Dixon, 53, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

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

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.






County in danger of losing $180K grant for new 82 lane

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A lingering issue about what to do with nearly $180,000 in grant funds awarded to establish a deceleration lane on the eastbound side of U.S. 82 in front of Irrigation Equipment is still lingering.

A grant awarded by the Delta Regional Authority is in danger of being returned unless additional money is put into the project.



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Sports

The North Sunflower Academy Rebel basketball teams were back on the court recently, facing Winona... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Ervin Lee Hughes of Belzoni will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christian Valley Missionary... READ MORE

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A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE