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  1. Fight breaks out after game in RulevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... had tried to contact Ruleville Central Principal Cassandra Banks but to no avail. Grierson has spoken with Sunflower County Consolidated School Superintendent Dr. Debra Dace. "She told me that the district was aware of the situation and ...

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  2. Insurance dept. issues alert after Indianola agent chargedRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A release from Commissioner Mike Chaney says Randal Ray Henson was charged in Sunflower County with false pretense. Chaney said the charge is related to allegations that Henson failed to forward premium payments to insurance carriers.

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  3. Sunflower County provides list of candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Sunflower County Circuit Clerk Sharon McFadden provided a current list of individuals who have submitted qualifying papers for the upcoming county elections. The list was current as of Tuesday.

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  4. Deadline approaching for reporting water use in voluntary metering programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Delta Farm Press

    ... remaining counties had from as few as two to as many as 38 wells with meters that had not been reported. Sunflower County had the highest number of unreported wells. Whittington is MDEQ's representative on the Delta Sustainable Water Resources Task ...

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  5. Drew under water alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Bolivar Commercial

    The Mississippi State Department of Health issued on Monday a Boil-Water Alert for customers who receive their drinking water from the city of Drew water supply located in Sunflower County. This affects approximately 787 customers in the area.

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  6. Wausau man surrenders to police in Mississippi for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    A Wausau man has turned himself in to authorities in Mississippi, after he was charged with molesting a six-year-old girl. 41-year-old Christopher Burns faces extradition from Sunflower County in Mississippi.

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  7. Man wanted for child sexual assault in Wausau surrenders to police in Mississ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    41-year-old Christopher Burns turned himself in at a police station in Sunflower County, Mississippi on Tuesday. Someone whom he knew urged him to turn himself in after police announced a warrant for his arrest on Monday. Burns is accused of ...

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  8. Suspect in Wausau Child Sexual Assault Arrested in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WSAW

    ... child. According to the department's Facebook page, the 41-year-old turned himself over to authorities in Sunflower County, Mississippi Tuesday (1/13/15) after being urged to do so by someone who saw he was wanted. Comments may be monitored for ...

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  9. Education garners attention in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... results are: algebra, 83 percent; biology, 61 percent; English, 73 percent and U.S. history, 71 percent. In Sunflower County, the district was rated D this year, last year, and without the waiver. A.W. James in Drew had a D official rating this ...

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  10. Education garners attention in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... results are: algebra, 83 percent; biology, 61 percent; English, 73 percent and U.S. history, 71 percent. In Sunflower County, the district was rated D this year, last year, and without the waiver. A.W. James in Drew had a D official rating this ...

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  11. Sheriff holds press conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Bolivar County Sheriff, Kelvin Williams, announced at Tuesday's press conference that Antonio Banks, 35, of Dallas, Texas, has been arrested for burglary of numerous commercial buildings throughout the delta. Banks is responsible for the burglary of eight businesses-three in Bolivar County, two in Sunflower County, one in Coahoma County, one in Leflore County and one in Washington County.

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  12. Testing: Does one shoe fit all?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... thoughts and opinions. Former Shaw Superintendent Charles Barron, who has served as conservator for the Sunflower County Schools and is currently an education consultant, offered some insight into the testing and accountability issue. He said, ...

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  13. Dorothy Jones PateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... at New Cleveland Cemetery. Mrs. Pate was born on January 12, 1928, to David and Mattie (Skinner) Jones in Sunflower County. She was a lifelong resident of Bolivar County. She graduated from Linn High School, and attended Delta State University. She ...

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  14. Governor praises Diabetes Telehealth NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... clinicians in even the most remote parts of Mississippi. Bryant spoke about his memories of growing up in Sunflower County and about his mother's death as a result of diabetes. Bryant also relayed how the network originated as he began to pick the ...

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  15. Sarah Boswell HurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... the service. Sarah was born on July 5, 1943, to Prentiss "Dick" and Billie Irene (Chipman) Boswell in Sunflower County. Sarah attended grammar school in Boyle. She married Millard Hurst on January 7, 1981. She worked at Baxter Laboratories for a ...

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  16. Governor's visit to tout Diabetes Telehealth NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... and will serve as a proof of concept as we look to expand this model geographically and to other diseases. Sunflower County has been a pioneer with us for telehealth and often is one of our primary sites in starting up new specialties." Wayne ...

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  17. Operation Christmas Child gifts thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    As the Christmas season approaches, churches in Bolivar and Sunflower County are preparing shoeboxes or small plastic boxes for the Operation Christmas Child project. The boxes will be dropped off at First Baptist Church in Cleveland.

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  18. Late food critic Claiborne getting a marker in the DeltaRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    INDIANOLA - Craig Claiborne, the late celebrated food critic for The New York Times, will be honored Thursday with a historical marker in his native Sunflower County.

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  19. Late food critic to get historical markerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2013 | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Craig Claiborne, the late celebrated food critic for The New York Times, will be honored Thursday with a historical marker in his native Sunflower County, Mississippi. The unveiling will take place at 4 p.m. at 208 West Percy Street in Indianola, in front of the home where Claiborne lived as a boy.

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  20. in Re: the Administration of the Estate of Norma Allene Cloud CrowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... of the family property. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand this case to the Chancery Court of Sunflower County. A 2. Allene Crowell ("Allene") died testate on October 4, 2006, survived by her two daughters, Caron Crowell (Caron) and ...

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