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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.


Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.











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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