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Sunflower Police Chief Louis Baymon is requesting the public’s help in locating Jerome Steadman 31, whose last known address was Apartment D-5, Pine Lane Apartments, Penny Circle, Sunflower.

According to Baymon, Steadman is wanted in connection with two domestic violence charges levied on August 6, 2017 and November 22, 2017.

Community News July 12, 2018

Class of ‘80

The Gentry High Class of 1980 is having a benefit program at 7 p.m. Saturday at First United Baptist Church located at 720 Coolidge Street.


Class of ‘74

The Gentry High Class of 1974 will have a meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut.


Class of ‘69


Sliding into home: After playing pro ball, Cummins returns to Sunflower County


Brandon Cummins has lived the life most young baseball players dream about when they go to sleep at night.

The Drew native and former Delta State Statesmen worked his way onto an independent league roster and then onto the Chicago Cubs Single-A affiliate South Bend’s team a year ago.


Marilyn Johnson

Services for Marilyn Johnson of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Leland.
Ms. Johnson, 61, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.
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.

Community News May 24, 2018

Yellow Dog Festival

Come one come all the Yellow Dog Festival is on from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday! Food and fun will be available. Live music will be going on. From the downhome blues “Mike Dennins Band” to gospel to reggae “Arian Walls Band” to country western! Call the Moorhead Chamber of Commerce for info at 662-207-4076.

Frances M. Jones

Services for Frances M. Jones of Indianola, formerly of Itta Bena, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Redmon Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. Ollie Blakes will officiate.
Ms. Jones, 78, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 at Indianola Health and Rehab.


City says “Concerned Citizens” group can’t meet in public building


After a lengthy debate, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted 3 to 2 against allowing use of a city-owned building to the Concerned Citizens Committee to conduct its regular monthly meetings.
Alderman Marvin Elder made the motion to allow.
“Let’s not hold them up,” he said. Alderman Ruben Woods seconded and they both voted yes.


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