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Sunflower County crew helps save woman, daughter from water

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

A Yazoo City woman and her daughter are alive today because of the help of several strangers, including four from Sunflower County.

Jackie Jenkins, Jack Jenkins, Connor Moore and Seth Todd were looking to unwind last week by doing some fishing on the coast, but that would not be their first experience in the water that day.


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Hosemann: Legislature Poised to Appropriate Funds Quickly, Transparently

By LT. GOV. DELBERT HOSEMANN,

Since COVID-19 forced a temporary recess in the Legislative session, I have been video conferencing with Mississippi’s K-12 students.  In one recent AP government class, a student asked: how many constitutional rights do we have to give up during a pandemic?

That’s a poignant question for any State leader.




James Beverly

Services for James Beverly of Itta Bena will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kimberly V. Byas Building, Greenwood.

Mr. Beverly, 63, died Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Kimberly V. Byas Building, Greenwood

Burial will be in Pitts Cemetery, Itta Bena.



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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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Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy.

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