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Ethel Watson-Harris

Services for Ethel Watson-Harris of Canton will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ark of the Covenant Church in Moorhead.
Ms. Watson-Harris, 81, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Editorial

On Oct. 10, the citizens of Indianola will decide on its leadership for the next four years.
It is our hope that the registered voters of this community will show up to the polls to exercise their right to vote and participate in this very important process.

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Drew woman charged in prison break, inmate still at large

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Tenika Nicole Romero, 35, of Drew has been arrested in connection with Monday’s escape of two Parchman inmates who were discovered missing during the routine count of Unit 30 of the facility.
Romero was booked into the Sunflower County Jail Wednesday morning and charged with conspiracy to escape and her bond has been set at $50,000.

South Sunflower County Hospital celebrates $9.5M expansion

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

South Sunflower County Hospital is making new history.
Last Friday, the community gathered on the grounds outside of the newly-renovated hospital to finally cut the ribbon on its $9.5 million renovation and expansion.
“This facility has come a long ways,” said hospital administrator Courtney Phillips.

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