Sunflower County Newswire

Sunflower County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sunflower County, MS.

Results 1 - 20 of 38 in Sunflower County, MS

  1. Sunflower County unofficial results givenRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Bolivar Commercial

    In the Tax Assessor's race, Ora S. Carpenter had 282 or 4.88 percent; C. Woods Chandler had 1674 or 28.98 percent; Nancy C. Collins had 221 or 3.83 percent; A. Washington Fields had 1,470 or 25.45 percent and Renee Upton had 2,127 or 36.82 percent of the votes. Glenn Lee Bright had 74 or 5.68 percent; James "Bubba" Burton had 88 or 6.75 percent; Anthony Clark and 391 or 30.01 percent; James K. Collins had 18 or 1.38 percent; J.B. 'Skipper' Dodd Jr. had 45 or 3.45 percent; Ladell Jackson had 155 or 11.90 percent; Butch Jenkins had 172 or 13.20 percent; Michael Muzzi had 84 or 6.45 percent; Franky Price Parker had 220 or 16.88 percent and Wallace Skelton had 56 had 4.30 percent.

    Comment?

  2. Gardener stumbles into show with a little help from 'Lucifer'Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Cortez Journal News

    ... a family orchard and regional wholesale floral company. A master gardener and part-time volunteer lawman in Sunflower County, Miller died on July 27. He was 79. To honor Miller, father...

    Comment?

  3. Gardener stumbles into show with a little help from 'Lucifer'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Cortez Journal News

    ... a family orchard and regional wholesale floral company. A master gardener and part-time volunteer lawman in Sunflower County, Miller died on July 27. He was 79. To honor Miller, father...

    Comment?

  4. Gardener stumbles into show with a help from x2018Luciferx2019Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2015 | Cortez Journal News

    ... a family orchard and regional wholesale floral company. A master gardener and part-time volunteer lawman in Sunflower County, Miller died on July 27. He was 79.

    Comment?

  5. $2M grants could aid in challenge school discipline policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Education Week

    ... d supportive. It says the Mississippi Center for Justice will focus on improving discipline policies in the Sunflower County schools.

    Comment?

  6. Math and science teacher training hosted on campusRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... participating this summer are: Cleveland, West Tallahatchie, West Bolivar Consolidated, Greenwood Public, Sunflower County Consolidated, Carroll County, Western Line, Leflore County, Clarksdale Municipal, Vicksburg Warren, North Bolivar ...

    Comment?

  7. Delta State announces Family Roadshow scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... provide the meal. On July 20, the show makes a stop at the B.B. King Museum in Indianola for an event in Sunflower County. Dinner will be catered by local favorite The Blue Biscuit. Clarksdale will host the following event on Aug. 3 at the Coahoma ...

    Comment?

  8. Seed treatment losing punch against thrips?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Delta Farm Press

    Mississippi State University graduate student Chelsie Darnell of Union City, Tenn., gently knocks thrips from soybean plants to her collection tray in a Sunflower County, Miss., field on June 3, 2015. Seed treatments have minimized thrips damage for the last decade, but farmers and entomologists fear some pesticides may be losing their punch in protecting cotton.

    Comment?

  9. FLH Cancer Foundation approved for PCORI Engagement AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Connell, Register Dietician and Associate Professor Dept. of Nutrition; and Paula Skyes, Chancery Clerk for Sunflower County The University of Southern Mississippi, in collaboration with the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, has been approved for ...

    Comment?

  10. Trial reset for man accused in water system tamperingRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A federal judge has put off until Aug. 18 the trial of man accused of vandalizing water lines of the Boyle-Skene Water Corporation in Bolivar and Sunflower counties. The trial for Michael Allen Tarver has been scheduled for Monday in federal court in Aberdeen.

    Comment?

  11. B.B. King's final rideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | WAPT-TV Jackson

    ... WHERE CREWS WERE BUSY SETTING UP CAMERAS FOR THE LIVE BROADCAST OF THE FOUR HOUR MEMORIAL SERVICE. ...IN SUNFLOWER COUNTY ROSS ADAMS. ONCE AGAIN - FUNERAL SERVICES ARE TOMORROW IN INDIANOLA AT 11 A-M AT BELL GROVE CHURCH. A PROCESSION WILL FOLLOW AT ...

    Comment?

  12. Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    ... Interpretive Center in Indianola, Miss. Although he was born in the Berclair community near Bear Creek in Sunflower County, Miss., King claimed Indianola as his hometown after moving there as a teenager. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at age 89 ...

    Comment?

  13. Late blues great B.B. King: Legacy lives on in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Interpretive Center in Indianola, Miss. Although he was born in the Berclair community near Bear Creek in Sunflower County, Miss., King claimed Indianola as his hometown after moving there as a teenager. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, at age 89 ...

    Comment?

  14. Analysis: Over a dozen to get wrongful conviction paymentsRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... also is receiving $50,000 this year. Some of the other cases that made headlines included Arthur Johnson of Sunflower County, and Cedric Willis of Hinds County. Mississippi law provides $50,000 for each year of wrongful imprisonment, up to a maximum ...

    Comment?

  15. Mississippi lawmakers approve list of local taxes, projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... horizes Humphreys County to take on up to $1.4 million in long-term debt to repay taxes collected in error. Sunflower County: Senate Bill 2918 authorizes Sunflower County to take on up to $400,000 in long-term debt to repay taxes collected in error.

    Comment?

  16. State school board approves waivers for weather closuresRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... district. According to MDE, two area school districts, North Bolivar Consolidated School District and Sunflower County Consolidated School District, have submitted documentation for waivers at this time, although schools are still submitting ...

    Comment?

  17. Tuesday's obituariesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... James Clyde Murphy - 76, of Indianola died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola. Service arrangements are incomplete at this time, with Burton Funeral Home of Indianola in charge. Charles ...

    Comment?

  18. Final Unity Park plaque ready for dedicationRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... winter and finally opened to the public on Jan. 19's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Hamer's family moved to Sunflower County in 1919, where they worked as sharecroppers. She eventually held a leadership role of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party ...

    Comment?

  19. New Location Open: Indianola Fresh MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | EatingOxford.com

    ... cold water lobster tails, and, of course, Mississippi Delta farm-raised catfish from Doddsville, down in Sunflower County. Seafood is not Adams' only gig, either. Indianola Fresh Market's meat selection could convince a committed vegetarian to ...

    Comment?

  20. OpinionRheta Johnson: Voices speak through space and timeRheta...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | The Town Talk

    ... sharecropper who famously was "sick and tired of being sick and tired," describes evocatively the life of Sunflower County day laborers who didn't know until outsiders told them that they had the right to vote. When Fannie Lou Hamer failed at her ...

    Comment?