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Sunflower County and some of the adjacent areas are currently under a flood warning due to rising levels of water in the Big Sunflower River At Sunflower.

They are officially the Region 3-4A champions and have opened the State 4A basketball playoffs with yet another victory.

The men of Rasberry United Methodist Church will present their first annual Black History Program, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at Rasberry United Methodist Church, 511 Hanna St., in Indianola.

Funeral arrangements for Mississippi Delta Community College Police Chief Henry L. Manuel have been set for 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 24 at the J.T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus.

The North Sunflower Academy girls team defeated Humphreys Academy 35-19 last Saturday to take home the district championship. The Indianola Academy boys won their district with a 56-34 win over Lee Academy.

The City of Indianola might be getting a set of brand new housing units to accommodate families in the southwest part of the city.

Doddsville mayor named to SCCSD board, special election set for Nov. 6

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Sunflower County Consolidated School District recently named Doddsville Mayor Torey Bell Sr., to fill the District 4 seat left vacant by the passing of former member Daisy Morgan in October.
According to President Edward Thomas, Bell and two others, Evelyn Woods and Tommy Boykins were under consideration.

SCCSD administrator of the year named

East Sunflower Elementary School Principal Sawanda Washington was named the 2017-18 Administrator of the Year during the January SCCSD regular board meeting. Superintendent Miskia Davis called Washington “The kind of principal every superintendent not only wants, but needs.” She extolled her as one who keeps her (Davis) on her toes.

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