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DSU Vice President for Student Affairs Named to 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative of American Association of State Colleges and Universities

By DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY,

Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs, vice president for student affairs at Delta State University, is one of 31 senior-level higher education professionals who will participate in the 2020 Millennium Leadership Initiative (MLI), a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU).








Southern district judge expresses contempt for Bell’s request for northern court

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A Sunflower County judicial court issue came up at Monday’s meeting of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors and Attorney Johnny McWilliams said this is not its initial appearance.

Based on an entry in the book Fevers, Floods and Faith, it is a century-old concern that was once addressed in 1916.


Indianola Lodge holds reception for first graduating senior scholarship

Indianola Lodge No. 450 F & A M recently held a reception for Hayden Grambling and his parents, Edgar and Rebecca, to present the Lodge's first graduating senior scholarship. The brethren of T. J. Catchings Lodge No. 394 in Inverness, Sunflower County's oldest Masonic Lodge, also awarded Hayden a matching scholarship.


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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.








Loved ones remember young woman shot and killed last Friday

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

On Friday, April 10, Alberta Garner’s life was cut short just before dawn after shots rang out on Garrard Avenue in Indianola.

Gardner is the city’s second female victim of gunfire this year, and according to police reports, she is likely the second innocent bystander to be killed in Indianola since March.


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