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The remaining basketball teams still in contention for state titles are headed to Jackson, and Sunflower County has three teams in the hunt.

Although the waters have begun to subside in some areas affected by the heavy rains from Wednesday night and Thursday, Sunflower County Emergency Management Director Ben Grant said the county is in an elevated-risk zone for bad weather.

Opening their 2018 baseball season with two wins in three outings, the Indianola Academy Colonels will now not return to diamond action again until next Tuesday evening.

A significant investment is being made into Mississippi Delta Community College’s lineman training program.

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.

An avoidable tragedy? 


It was a hot July day when a handful of witnesses noticed an airplane struggling to maintain altitude over a Mississippi Delta soybean field.
The Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft spiraled to the ground, killing all 16 servicemen on board, joining a list of nearly two dozen military aircraft accidents in 2017.

Williamson visits Lions

Rev. Bobby Williamson spoke to the Indianola Lions Club last week. Williamson assumed the position of Head of School ,Greenville Christian, several weeks ago and continues to live in Indianola.  Lioness Shelia Waldrup introduced the Speaker.   Submitted Photo