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The B.B. King Homecoming Blues Festival is returning to Fletcher Park in 2018, and tickets are still available for the June 2 lineup.

When it comes to championship baseball, it’s all about who gets hot at the right time.

Sunflower County 4-H Shooting Sports kids recently participated at the Northwest District Shooting Sports Event held May 5 at the Tallahatchie County Fairgrounds in Charleston.

The Valley came to Gentry on Friday as university officials, including President Jeryl Briggs, took part in a reception to personally meet with the seniors who have committed to attend the Itta Bena school in the fall.

Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall could be leaving the department this summer.  

Hall and Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal confirmed an earlier media report that Hall has been chosen to fill the assistant chief position in Columbus. 

It does not get much more exciting than this.




Lampton’s family legacy will be long remembered

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

Within the span of a couple of weeks, the Mississippi lost the patriarch and matriarch of one of our most prominent families, the Lamptons.

Leslie B. Lampton, was founder of Ergon, which has 2,600 employees in Mississippi, 29 other states, and several other countries. Dorothy Lee Crum Lampton was his wife for 69 years.







Community News May 17, 2018

Festival

The Moorhead Chamber of Commerce Annual Yellow Dog Festival will be held beginning at 10 a.m.  Saturday, May 26th. Food, Fun and Blues for your entertainment. Arts and crafts will be available. For booth applications or info on showcasing your talent call City Hall at 662-246-5461.

 

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