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From left, state Rep. Sarah Thomas, D-Indianola, Lauren Walker, Kymberli Thomas and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn pose for a photo at the state Capitol. Walker and Thomas are both Gentry High School students who served as pages for the...
Snow began falling around noon Wednesday in Indianola, and predictions called for 4 inches to 6 inches of accumulation. That marked the culmination of an eventful week of cold weather in the normally mild winter climate of Sunflower County....
Indianola will be submitting an application for up to $700,000 in grant money on behalf of four education-related groups. The P3 Grant is federal money set aside to supplement existing grants.  Mayor Steve Rosenthal said Monday during the...
An Indianola man has received a 19-year sentence for his role during a fatal shooting in a botched 2012 burglary. Roy Hampton, 23, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Sunflower County Circuit Court on Feb. 17 in connection to the death of David...
The four incumbent Sunflower County supervisors running for re-election all have an opponent now in the Aug. 4 Democratic primary election as of Tuesday morning.  In District 1, Glenn Donald (incumbent) will battle with Joe A. “Jonny...
JACKSON (AP) — In a change of course, Former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts in a federal corruption case. Epps, 53, entered the new pleas before U.S. District Judge Henry T....
The Sunflower County Branch No. 5333 of the NAACP will hold its annual Black History program at 7 tonight at First United Baptist Church in Indianola. The keynote speaker will be District Attorney Dewayne Richardson, and the program will honor...
Preparation is a word that surpasses the rest of the tasks on the to-do list for the Robert L. Merritt Junior High School Choral Music Program. And it’s drawing recognition from throughout the state. On Feb. 17, the school’s Ladies...

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