I remember a time in the 1970s when I heard my wife and her sister sing a song called “Because He Lives” in our small, country church. With the melodious alto voice of my wife and the strong soprano voice of her sister the song radiated throughout the congregation with tremendous harmony.
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The city of Indianola is trying to bench some roundballers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Edwinna Currie Edwards, 96, of Indianola, died Monday, July 20, 2020, at her home.
Mississippi’s representatives in Washington are leading the charge in seeking relief for rural hospitals that are affected more every day by the coronavirus.
Stephon Simpson is going to medical school.
The 2012 Gentry High School graduate and 2018 Mississippi Valley State University grad told The E-T back in January 2019 – when he took a position teaching biology in Ruleville - that he has wanted to become a doctor since he was 3 years old.
Mr. and Mrs. George Riley Freeman of Sunflower announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie Freeman, to Tabor Andrews McDowell IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tabor Andrews McDowell Ill of Indianola.
Customers will be returning to restaurants and families will be going to state parks later this week, but salons and barber shops will remain closed for the time being.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced today that he would not be allowing this industry to open to the public due to health concerns.
Chawla Hotels has undergone a rebranding.
Hotelier Suresh Chawla announced this week the formation of his new management company, Delta Lodging Group LLC.
Five committees of Delta Council will meet the morning of Friday, November 22 at the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville at 10 a.m., followed by a keynote address from Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.
According to information published in the Bolívar Commercial newspaper, the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department along with the Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department responded to two bomb threats last week at Faurecia Automotive Seating, a local manufacturing business.
The two men who escaped from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman made it all the way to Tennessee before being captured.
David May, 42, was captured just north of the Mississippi-Tennessee border on Sunday morning.
Since we are in the midst of a communication revolution, and people are beginning to absorb more information, I decided to share a true story of how the savior got lost in translation.
But first I would like to tell you the story of Ianus, the two-faced metaphoric god of ancient Rome.
There were a lot of impactful races statewide on Tuesday, but here’s a look at the most pertinent races in Sunflower County.
These results are unofficial and do not include affidavits or curbside votes.
It is worth noting that there were only 84 total affidavit votes in the county at the end of the night.
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