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The Federal Communications Commission is very interested in what’s going on in Sunflower County, particularly at Ruleville-based North Sunflower Medical Center.

Photo by Mark H. Stowers

The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted this week to end a temporary moratorium on granting tax abatements for economic development projects.

Reportedly, no one was injured during an audacious afternoon robbery at Community Choice Financial in the Lovelace Shopping Center on Saturday. Police Chief Edrick Hall said two men wearing bandannas went into the business around 12:45 p.m.

Leah MacNealy and Corri Zepponi have always wanted to open and run a retail store.

All-Star Blayne Flemming applies the tag to a Greenville All-Star runner during last Friday’s 10U baseball tournament at Chism Park. Umpire Zachary Whitfield has the call on the field.





Delta Council Day is June 1

Delta Council President, George King of Chatham, is pleased to announce the organization’s 83rd Annual Meeting to be held Friday, June 1, 2018. The Annual Meeting of the Delta’s regional business and agriculture organization will be hosted at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland, Mississippi.







Music fest pumps a lot of sound, little substance

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

Every time I go to a music festival, I figure it’s my last one, but somehow I ended up at the Memphis in May music festival two weeks ago.

My role at these festivals is essentially teen chaperone. What is it about teenagers and music festivals? They love them. I liken it to a herd of antelopes with a smart phone stuck on their horn.





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