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Patricia Kremser Monroe

Patricia Kremser Monroe, 74, of Ridgeland, passed away June 16, 2020 at Provisions Living in Hattiesburg after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

She was born Sept. 2, 1945 in Greenville and was a 1963 graduate of St. Joseph High School. She attended Delta State University. She had a career as a legal secretary for 40-plus years.






Parchman inmate passes away

By PRESS RELEASE,

A 64-year-old inmate hospitalized since May at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman has died.

Bobby Neil McFalls died Wednesday afternoon. He was being treated for a terminal illness, according to the Sunflower County coroner.  An autopsy will be done, however, for an official cause and manner of death.



Larry Dorsey Hunt

Graveside services for Larry Dorsey Hunt of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead.

Mr. Hunt, 34, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in Moorhead.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola, which is in charge of arrangements.




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Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dr. Leslie Matthews

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

Our paper was presented a large white fleecy boll of cotton this week by Mrs. Shaw who lives just North of town. She is generally known as “Aunt Patty” and is a progressive farmer. She manages her farm in its entirety and when Aunt Patty cracks the whip, everything in the place must move


Mayor: Sunflower County has first case of confirmed COVID-19

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

It appears that Sunflower County has its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus COVID-19. 

Few details are available but Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal confirmed the case in a Friday evening post. 

The Mississippi State Department of Health had not confirmed the case in its daily report of confirmed cases on Friday.


Police asking for help in search of missing Indianola man

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Indianola police are asking the public's help in locating 63-year-old David James Markham. His aunt reported that she has not seen Markham in about four months.

On April 2 at 3:39 p.m., she told officers that she has talked to several other family members, both in-state and out-of-state and they have not heard from Markham either.







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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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