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Andy Daniels lived by the book when it came to following all the COVID-19 rules.
He wore his mask. He practiced social distancing. His Indianola State Farm office has been doing mostly curbside service for months.
Even during a mid-July vacation, the rules were followed.
“I’m running out of people”: Sheriff says COVID-19 taking toll on deputies and staff, supervisors want more fines issuedBy BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
Sheriff James Haywood said on Monday that the COVID-19 crisis is causing him to run out of people.
In a Sunflower County Board of Supervisors meeting, he presented two individuals as new hires and elaborated on some of the circumstances that are affecting his workforce.
Vance’s Citgo under new ownership: After over three decades in business, Larry Vance has sold the store and it will be called Quick 7By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
After more than 31 years in business, Larry Vance is calling it quits. Although he is retiring, the conspicuous, convenience store will remain open there on the corner of U.S. Highway 82 and Moody Street.
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Restoration Ministries Christian Academy is planning a mid-August start to in-person instruction.
The school said it plans to open its doors August 17, and instruction will be from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The school has outlined a host of health and safety guidelines ahead of its reopening.
“I’ve been playing every single day”:Van Cleve finds time for golf, playing independent league ball during busy summerBy BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,
Ben Van Cleve is not one to stay still for long.
The former Indianola Academy and Northwest Mississippi Community College star had quickly made a name for himself on the Ole Miss Rebels baseball team before the college season was brought to a screeching halt due to COVID-19 back in April.
The phrase “all politics are local” is most commonly attributed to former U.S. House Speaker Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, D-Massachusetts.
It’s a catchy saying, but it isn’t necessarily so, especially in this day of instant communication through social media and out-of-state political action groups helping fund state candidates.
Although there are no current plans to delay the start of the 2020 football season at Indianola Academy, the school did announce this week that it will not have its annual Meet the Colonels program. This long-standing tradition usually draws a large crowd to Legion Field.
For a fifth year, the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) has awarded more than $200,000 in grants for 12 projects focused on cultural heritage development in communities across the Mississippi Delta.
A Tennessee woman has been arrested for aiding Arthur Lestrick’s escape from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman this week.
Sunflower County is one of 13 that will soon be under stricter social distancing guidelines.
According to Gov. Tate Reeves, he will sign an executive order that will restrict the number of people gathering indoors in Sunflower County, and 12 other counties, to 10 people, and he will restrict outdoor gatherings to 20 or fewer.
Call it a trial run.
The administrators, faculty and staff of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District held a first day of school simulation on Thursday morning, traveling from the central office by bus to Carver Elementary.
The B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center announced last week that it has closed once again.
The museum is reportedly closed until at least Aug. 4, according to a Facebook post by the museum.
Edwinna Currie Edwards, 96, of Indianola, died Monday, July 20, 2020, at her home.
The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $16 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Mississippi.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an AMBER ALERT for 3-year-old Zaikeith Horn of Greenville.
Zaikeith Horn is described as a black male 3-feet-2 inches tall weighing 35 pounds with brown eyes and black braided hair.
Horn was last seen wearing burgundy tee shirt with animal print and black pants.
The B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center opened its doors for the first time since March this week. Voted the state’s best tourist attraction by USAToday readers in 2018, the museum is Sunflower County’s biggest tourist attraction, consistently drawing over 25,000 visitors a year.
Doddsville citizens will not be voting at the Health Department building for the June 26 U.S. Senate runoff election, and the change of venue will likely be permanent.
Tuesday voters will go to the Doddsville Community Center located at 144 Eastland Street.
Girl Scouts Troops 30105 & 30123 partnered with the Mic Magazine on litter prevention in an effort to continue to keep the community clean in a designated area through Adopt-a-Highway. The location starts at the Capps Center and stretches for four miles west on U.S.
It all started with a name.
Carol Ann Skelton was browsing Facebook when she saw a familiar surname that caught her eye.
The name was John DeFoore Jr., a profile that showed up on her Facebook feed, recommending the man as someone Skelton might know.
Outgoing Indianola Rotary Club President Grant Phillips passed the gavel of leadership to Second Vice-President Rob Taylor during the Tuesday gathering of Rotarians at Newman Hall.
Phillips thanked the group for their support and acknowledged that it has been a learning experience for him.
The town of Drew may soon get its first grocery store.
According to District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson she and other community members have put forth a collaborative effort to bring the project to fruition.
From left, Fran Veazey, Laura Chappel Zepponi and Mae Veazey raised $124 dollars at their neighborhood lemonade stand that they chose to donate to the Hough-Dement Animal Shelter.
Another Delta police chief recently announced his resignation. Chief Albert Carter top law enforcement officer for the Inverness police forced announced his plans to leave the position and take on a new role as a Parole Probation Agent 1 at the Delta Correctional Facility in Greenwood.
The 2018 Good Friday service held at Mount Beulah Baptist Church brought together another great collection of speakers as each briefly touched upon the last seven sayings of Christ from the cross.
Dr. Larry Nabors, President of MDCC, Leigh Lovelace, Delta Fit Director, and