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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.


Journey 2020: Shantilla Nash has knack for creating exciting new designs

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

If you are ever looking for something that is simply unique, then you should probably look no further than Shantilla Nash.

We all know that Indianola and Sunflower County are loaded with talented people of all sorts, and Nash’s name definitely needs to be on that list.





First Senior Pastor Destination is a Familiar One for Hunter Goodin

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

Duck hunting first brought Hunter Goodin to Drew and the young hunter was hooked on the rich land that produces abundant crops for farmers and provides plenty of water for ducks. His father would later buy into a private duck hunting club that built on that foundational love.



Four local heroes: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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Women of Influence: Miskia Davis

Miskia Davis is entering her third year as head of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District. In just a short time, the Montgomery County native and Drew transplant has made headway with the district’s elementary students, with an over 90 percent pass rate on this year’s third grade gate test.


Young woman shot and killed in Indianola tonight

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A young Indianola woman was pronounced dead at the scene after gunfire erupted just before sunset on Friday near the intersection of Garrard Avenue and Curtis Street in Indianola.

Police have identified the victim as 24-year-old Alberta Garner.

Garner is the second young woman to be gunned down in Indianola since March.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Marilyn Hemphill Tinnin

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

JULY 1919

Mrs. Kate Faison, who has been doing trained nurse duties for our Army in Belgium and France for several months has landed in New York and will be home soon.

Miss Norma Heard has been visiting relatives in Yazoo City and from there will go to Gulfport.



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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.


Frisco students make stop at Gentry

A group of 18 students, from the Urban School of San Francisco, made a stopover at Gentry High School on Monday as part of the Civil Rights study. The students began their observations at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis before visiting the campus of Ole Miss and making their way to Indianola.








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Sports

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

Obituaries

Patricia Lynn McNutt Trice, 46, of Shaw, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2020, at her home.

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