The purchase of a new fire truck for the town of Inverness took a slight detour on Monday after a request to switch manufacturers was submitted to, voted on and approved by the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors.
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If no one at the Jobs for America’s Graduates 2019 National Student Leadership Academy had ever heard of Gentry High School before, they have now.
Three of Gentry’s Jobs for Mississippi Graduates placed at the academic competition in Washington D.C. last week.
Two men with direct ties to Sunflower County lost their lives in separate vehicle accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Robert D. Walters was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on US49 in Sunflower County last Friday at 4:22 p.m.
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.
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To Mayor Steve Rosenthal, the Board of Aldermen and all citizens of Indianola, Mississippi.
I am writing to you with great disappointment and sadness as to what I’ve recently been reading in our local paper, The Enterprise-Tocsin, concerning the last few Board of Aldermen meetings.
In a special call session of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on November 26, Attorney Johnny McWilliams informed the county lawmakers that a data entry error resulted in incorrect farmland values being entered into the tax assessor/collector computers for processing.
The first time I ever heard Petey Mixon’s voice, she was letting me have it.
On that particular week, I had run out of space in the paper for news, and I thought that the crossword puzzle was expendable, so I left it out.
I got a call that Friday morning from Petey, and she was pretty hot.
Although the regular season record showed a losing record for the Trojans, the team improved on the field. A reflection of that progress was quite evident when six Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans garnered post season honors.
The path to Glory is straight and narrow, but the road that led to one of Sunflower County’s newest communities in 1919 was anything but.
The twists and turns taken for about 12 miles heading north from Indianola led directly to the name Roundaway.
One man and one woman are in custody, and another man is being sought in relation to a night of violence in Indianola that took the life of 24-year-old Deaubrey Roscoe and left two other people injured and hospitalized.
A Greenwood man who allegedly took $8,000 from Humphreys County High School seniors and left them stranded in a parking lot instead of on their class trip was arrested Tuesday by Greenwood police and charged with felony defrauding under false pretenses.
Delta job-seekers are encouraged to be in Cleveland on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m., for a Toyota Mississippi job fair being held at the United Family Life Center at 1101 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive.
Docia England of Greenville has been named the Good Middling Community Service Award Recipient for 2019. Docia will be recognized at the 84th Annual Delta Council Day on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In 1890, as white politicians across the South cracked down on the black population with Jim Crow laws, Mississippi inserted into its constitution an unusually high bar for getting elected governor or winning any other statewide office.
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.
Join GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on May 16 at 7 p.m. for A Conversation With GRAMMY® winners, William Ferris and David Evans, on Voices of Mississippi sponsored by Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, Miss.
Journey 2019: MacNealy-Gonzales talks living in the Virgin Islands, being affected by two Category 5 hurricanesBy 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.
Although the month of October is typically set aside as national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker decided not to wait until then to bring some focus and attention to the topic.
The Sunflower County Consolidated School District, along with 20 other districts seeking millions from the state in damages related to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program received bad news once again from the state’s court.
Meadow Smith is on a mission to help abused dogs in Sunflower County.
The young girl recently approached her mother about helping abused animals that are housed at the Hough-Dement Animal Shelter.
The Indianola Police Department is giving back to the community and has designated November as their “Do Good Month.” Chief Edrick Hall said each division has been charged with deriving some means of sharing with the local citizens.
Amid a resounding wave of applause, Community Bank President Cindy Baird was named the 25th recipient of the Morris Lewis Jr. Citizen of the Year Award at the annual mixer for Indianola Chamber Mainstreet.
All eight candidates who recently qualified for the upcoming House District 31 special election have been certified.
A multitude of community leaders and school district employees were on hand recently for the groundbreaking ceremony for the $2M Moorhead Middle School renovation project that will eventually bring Moorhead’s students back to the school.
Two Indianola natives were given the opportunity to serve as pages for Rep. Sara Richardson Thomas during the recent legislative session at the state’s capitol in Jackson.
Sunflower County stands to benefit to the tune of over $600,000 in diverted Use Tax revenue alone thanks to recent legislation passed during a special session geared toward boosting infrastructure funding statewide.