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Suped up: County board jump starts plan to buy new vehicles for each member

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

On a 3-2 vote on Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors opted to contact Southern Procurement LLC to initiate a reverse auction procedure to purchase new trucks for the board members to use.

Outgoing District 3 Supervisor Dennis Holmes and newly re-elected District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson voted no.







Gentry sweeps Tiger teams

By PAUL PUTNAM SPORTS WRITER,

Thomas E. Edwards’ No. 3 Michael Barnes calls for the ball as Joseph Perez drives up the court for the Tigers, as Gentry’s Orlando Liddell (No. 22) and Jesse Hull (No. 24) get in position as No. 12 David Winfield defends Perez at the three-point line during last Friday’s inter-county rivalry game in Ruleville.

Photo: Recardo Thomas



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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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