Most Read News Articles
The Sunflower County Library System presents the 2020 Summer Library Program.
For The E-T
The Mississippi Legislature moved with impressive speed this past weekend to change the state flag. But the hard part — the work to bring more unity to the state and especially finding ways to significantly improve the state — is going to take years and possibly decades.
Limited office visits will begin in July for individuals on probation, parole, house arrest, or other forms of community supervision, the Mississippi Department of Corrections said this week.
Traveling these days just isn’t as pleasant as it was before the coronavirus pandemic, but sometimes it’s necessary.
And traveling to the funeral of one’s only brother isn’t a fun trip under any circumstances.
My wife and I spent most of the weekend on a trip to Houma, La., to attend the funeral of my brother Ralph Dunagin.
Sunflower County has broken the 300 mark when it comes to COVID-19 cases.
As of Wednesday, there were 306 confirmed cases within the county.
Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, changes have been made to the annual YANKY72 memorial service.
The only event that will be taking place is a brief ceremony on July 10.
The goal is to bring honor to the ones that lost their lives on that day in the Mississippi Delta.
The NSA Booster Club recently held a meeting to elect officers for the coming school year. Seated are J R Scallion, Vice-President, Jimbo Dawson, President and standing is Priscilla Billhofer, Secretary/Treasurer.
Photo: Vikki Peay
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S.
Nita Norphlet-Thompson, Executive Director of the Mississippi Head Start Association (MHSA), knows first-hand the impact thec can have on vital funding for Mississippians. Her knowledge and passion have inspired Head Start in Mississippi to help make sure thousands more Mississippians are counted in the 2020 census.
A shoplifter came away from Walmart with a little more than he intended on Friday night after he was arrested and charged with a felony.
The long-ago Lost Cause for which the American Civil War was fought is embedded in Mississippi’s official state flag.
This serves as a constant reminder to many residents that the battle ain’t over, in America. As a quick refresher, the Civil War was fought in this country from April 12, 1861- May 9, 1865.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Arthur Lestrick, 40, was confirmed missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, a work camp. He is believed to have left on foot.
This is an open letter to Darnella Frazier, the woman who filmed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, written and read by Dr. Sade Turnipseed at Indianola’s 100 Man March last Thursday. Turnipseed is pictured above reading the letter on the steps of the Sunflower County Courthouse.
A weekend shooting in the town of Drew has left five people injured and has so far resulted in one arrest with warrants issued for three other persons.
Did you know that in June 1967, Indianola experienced the shock of a minor earthquake.
The incident was documented in The Enterprise-Tocsin by Marie Hemphill.
The Mississippi Department of Education announced this week that Sunflower County Consolidated School District Superintendent Miskia Davis has been appointed to the steering committee aimed at re-opening schools in the fall.
Robyn Marlow came to North Sunflower Medical Center over two decades ago for a social work internship.
She would eventually work at Walter B. Crook Nursing Facility for eight years, and after leaving for a brief time, she returned to the hospital as Director of Community Relations.
It is annoying when some people complain that cattle are a huge contributor to global warming because of their methane “emissions.”
Of course, that observation usually leads to the call for people to reduce or eliminate their beef consumption, which would mean the world would need less cattle and the planet would thus be saved.
Nuts and bolts: Board meeting ends early as mayor, two aldermen dart following screaming match, accusationsBy BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
Monday night's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting ended abruptly and without an official adjournment or recess when Mayor Steve Rosenthal and aldermen Gary Fratesi and Darrell Simpson stood up from their seats and departed the session.
Senseless gun violence has claimed the future of yet another Indianola man in the prime of his life.
And as with any such act, it has left an irreplaceable void in a family and the community.
On December 13, 28-year-old Travis Shaw became the latest victim in a string of tragic young deaths one month before his 29th birthday.
100 YEARS AGO,
John Neill has just returned from overseas and is visiting Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Neill.
Miss Maurice Gresham who has been attending summer school at the University of Alabama returned home Monday.
Tom Gresham has been appointed to Gov. Tate Reeves’ Restart Mississippi Executive Team.
Restart Mississippi is a group made up of private sector business leaders throughout the state representing multiple regions, including the Delta.
Photographs that have been circulating on social media since Friday evening showing what appears to be prison-issued clothing found at a property in Bolivar County are related to the reported escape of two inmates from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Most times in Mississippi’s local elections, the Democratic primaries draw more votes than Republican.
Although that was the case on Tuesday night in Sunflower County, the Republican party did have a showing. Here’s how some of the local elections turned out.
An early morning shooting in Moorhead on Friday spilled over into Indianola and left at least two people injured.