Today's Top Stories

The Sunflower County Consolidated School District, along with 20 other districts seeking millions from the state in damages related to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program received bad news once again from the state’s court.

Mississippi Valley State University has its new leader, and it is a familiar face.

Although every game they play now has huge playoff ramifications, for the North Sunflower Academy Rebels this week’s road trip to Belzoni is perhaps the most challenging contest of the season.

There finally appears to be some relief coming for the Ruleville Central High Tigers football team.

Evelyn Taylor Jackson has spent her entire adult life helping others.
The 1981 Ruleville Central graduate has served as a support system for Delta patients and families for decades as a registered respiratory therapist.

To withhold, or not to withhold?

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.

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