De’Yonna La’Rose Robinson was born Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, despite all odds. She weighed in at just 1 pound, 4 ounces. Her mother, Shamika Robinson delivered her at 22 weeks and six days into her pregnancy.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors met for a special work session on Monday and decided to purchase three new dump trailers. SLE Equipment of Nashville provided the lowest bid, about $4,300 each with an $895 transport fee.
Sunflower County District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson was the guest speaker Feb. 18 for the Black History Program at Lily at the Valley Church of God in Christ in Doddsville. Dickerson was invited to speak as part of the congregation’s Urban Initiative Program.
As part of its “Tune into Black History” celebration, the B.B. King Museum hosted Poetry Night Feb. 18 featuring Gentry High School students and Mabel Cobbs. Alexis White’s 10th grade English II class represented the school well.