Today's Top Stories

Educational, governmental and law enforcement officials from across Sunflower County came together on Wednesday, in the chancery courtroom on the second floor of the county courthouse, to discuss school safety.

Local developer Sam Rosenthal says Domino’s Pizza has signed a deal to anchor a small commercial development along U.S. 82.

The 4,200-square-foot multi-tenant building will be constructed near Young’s Beauty & Fashions.

Mississippi’s infant mortality rate is one of the highest in the nation.

Several Delta counties, Sunflower included, have some of the highest rates of infant mortality in the state,

For the second time in two weeks the Indianola Concerned Citizen’s group has been denied free use of city-owned buildings to conduct their monthly meetings.

The Sunflower Stitchers made a sizable donation to the Sunflower County Humane Society this week.

Roscoe Barnes III lives his life with one foot in journalism and the other foot in ministry.

Horse show champ

Isabella Howell shows “Dixie” in the Mississippi 4-H State Horse Show after winning Champion Saddle and Gaited Mare. Earlier, she had won and qualified in many different classes at the district show in Tunica, allowing her to represent Sunflower County in the state competition.

Hospital Leadership Award

Lisa Miller, an RN at North Sunflower Medical Center, receives the Hospital Leadership of the Year Award from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency CEO Kevin Stump on July 13 in Jackson. It was part of the fourth annual Spero Awards, which recognize those who help promote organ, eye and tissue donation.