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Schneller got the idea after reading an article by Boyce Upholt about the problems Asian carp have caused here in Mississippi and the one place in the state, Moon River Foods in Sunflower County, a subsidiary of Chinese company Shanghai Shen Ran ...
A D rating remains in place for the Sunflower County Consolidated school District, according to state grades released Thursday.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Monday to use $1 million from the county's general fund to pay its part in erecting a new Life Help building.
In 1961, Hamer was admitted to the North Sunflower County hospital in her hometown of Ruleville, Mississippi, to undergo an operation for a tumor, and the white doctor performed a complete hysterectomy without her consent.
Its presence there has survived not one, but two, statewide referenda, even as it waves over places like Sunflower County, where 73 percent of the residents are black, and the poverty rate is 36 percent, or triple the national average.

Sunflower County officials take a break from Monday's meeting to see the new, $242,000 fire truck for the town of Sunflower.
If the Mississippi Economic Council needs a spokesman for its long-running campaign to persuade legislators to invest more in roads, we've found him here in Sunflower County. ---. The content you're trying to view is available for Premium Content ...
A cotton picker harvests Sept. 15 on Heathman Plantation just west of Indianola. It's one of the few spots where the white fiber, once king in the Delta, is still grown in Sunflower County. ---. The content you're trying to view is available for ...
King Thursday toured the Indianola Promise Community in Mississippi's Sunflower County, one of 12 communities the administration funds nationwide.
Members of the Senior Companion Program of Sunflower/Humphreys Counties Progress Inc. visit with Sunflower County Sheriff's Department officials Friday.
Arrival at the Sunflower County courthouse was daunting for the 18 African Americans seeking voter registration. Bus rider and civil rights worker Charles McLarin described what happened: "[When] we got there most of the people were afraid to get off ...
In Sunflower County, some 200 diabetes patients were given a tablet computer that allows them to communicate with their doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson.
I'd always 'preciate your comments here or over at facebook or you can tweet me @markhstowers. A rebel, a Statesmen - or Fightin' Okra - and even a Trojan, I'm the Sunflower County farm boy with no green thumb who longed to live in the big city and got ...
In Sunflower County, some 200 diabetes patients were given a tablet computer that allows them to communicate with their doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson.
College football kicks off in full swing this weekend. And for many fans in Mississippi, no name means college football more than "Manning.
The Sunflower County school board met in a special session on Aug. 25 to, among other things, approve a request from Superintendent Debra Dace to expedite contracts for eight new bus drivers and several new teachers.

Sunflower County residents planning to vote in the November presidential election have until Saturday, Oct. 8 at noon to register.
Born in Sunflower County, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Wesley Frank Childress and Augazelle Robinson Childress. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today applauded the distribution of Delta Regional Authority (DRA) grant secured last year to support infrastructure improvements and community ...
Born in Sunflower County, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Wesley Frank Childress and Augazelle Robinson Childress. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In the 1960s, Hamer stood up for her right to vote, although she was fired from being a field hand in Sunflower County, beaten and threatened with death.
John Edward Willoughby, 57, passed away peacefully at home August 16, 2016, after a long time illness. Johnny was born in Sunflower County on June 30, 1959, but has lived in Vicksburg since he was a small child. He was the eldest of four children born ...
Officials said there were three adults and three children inside when the fire started. They all escaped in different directions. But the father, believing one child was still inside, re-entered the home and suffered what was described as non-life ...
In addition to her federal and Wayne County sentences, this year Palasini was sentenced to three years in jail in Sunflower County for a bad check charge and 10 years, with three suspended, for a false pretense charge in Pike County. Palasini will ...
In addition to her federal and Wayne County sentences, this year Palasini was sentenced to three years in jail in Sunflower County for a bad check charge and 10 years, with three suspended, for a false pretense charge in Pike County. Palasini will ...
In addition to her federal and Wayne County sentences, this year Palasini was sentenced to three years jail time in Sunflower County for a bad check charge and 10 years, with three suspended, for a false pretense charge in Pike County. Palasini will ...
A state probationer is captured after a brief stint of freedom. 32-year-old Robert Shane Moore sits inside the Bolivar County Correctional facility tonight.
A severely malnourished Bullmastiff is seen after recently being found near Sunflower Avenue in Indianola. "This breed is known for its sweet disposition and will give its life to protect you.
That night in the Sunflower County Jail, two officers took turns punching me, after which the bludgeoned me, leaving two scars on either side of my head.
I grew up on a farm in Sunflower County. A little over 1,200-acres of cotton, soybeans, wheat, catfish, trees and lakes in South Sunflower County, six miles outside of Inverness. When cotton and catfish petered out more corn and soybeans found space to ...
Ladarius York, 24, remained in custody Wednesday of the Washington County Sheriff's Department on an unrelated charge. The Greenville police Department was awaiting a transfer so that he could be charged with capital murder and conspiracy to commit ...
Nineteen of Mississippi's 146 school districts achieved the top score on an A-through-F grading scale for the 2014-15 school year, according to long-delayed ratings released Thursday.
Investigators said a mother and son are under investigation for allegedly co-conspiring in a recent homicide. On July 4, Sunflower County authorities were called to a home on James Corder Road. Deputies found Leroy Whitacre unresponsive in his bed.
A Sunflower County woman has been arrested, but authorities are seeking another suspect in a fatal Fourth of July shooting.
Jail bookings, June 15 to June 28 Fri, 07/01/2016 - 1:44pm by The following people were booked at the Sunflower County Jail between June 15 and June 28:Hernando Terrell Anderson, 42, 2609 Garrard Road, was arrested on June 15 and charged with ...
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on Monday tabled a request on the claims docket to pay $4,371 to the Mississippi Department of employment Security.
The Sunflower County Sheriff's Department has charged a mother and her son with killing her husband Monday, Sheriff James Haywood said.
Jail bookings, June 15 to June 28 Fri, 07/01/2016 - 1:44pm by The following people were booked at the Sunflower County Jail between June 15 and June 28:Hernando Terrell Anderson, 42, 2609 Garrard Road, was arrested on June 15 and charged with ...
Jail bookings, June 15 to June 28 Fri, 07/01/2016 - 1:44pm by The following people were booked at the Sunflower County Jail between June 15 and June 28:Hernando Terrell Anderson, 42, 2609 Garrard Road, was arrested on June 15 and charged with ...
"We were foot soldiers of the movement so to speak," said Ladner, who explained how they were tasked with organizing people and events.
The 2016 Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run is underway in Mississippi. The Indianola police and fire departments participated Monday.
Sunflower County Coroner Heather Burton said she's not able to release details on his death, and that they must be released by the Department of Corrections.
Cordarriel Rodgers is being kept in isolation for his own protection at the Sunflower County Jail, according to Sheriff James Haywood.
UPDATE, 4 p.m., Thursday, May 12: Cordarriel Rodgers, 25, has been charged with attempted murder and grand larceny. Rodgers is in the Sunflower County Jail pending an initial appearance scheduled for Friday morning in Indianola Municipal Court. ---.
He said Simpson made contact with the suspect's grandfather, who talked Rodgers into giving himself up at the Sunflower County Sheriff's Department. "It was a joint operation between the sheriff's department, along with the Indianola police Department ...
Sunflower County Jail arrest report filed. Wed, 05/11/2016 - 4:37pm by. The following people were booked at the Sunflower County Jail: The Sheriff's Department arrested and charged Kenneth Johnson, 41, 707 N. Elmwood Circle, with possession of a ...
The newly elected members of the Sunflower County Democratic Executive Committee held an organizational meeting Saturday at the Sunflower County Courthouse. ---. The content you're trying to view is available for Premium Content Subscribers only.
Sunflower County residents interested in running for the election commission have until 5 p.m. June 6 to qualify. The races, which are divided up according to the five Board of Supervisors districts, will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Hall previously worked as police chief of the Sunflower County Consolidated school district and the city of Inverness. Before that, Hall worked in the Indianola Police Department in the late nineties and early two thousands.


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