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  1. Friday is deadline to submit candidate papers for electionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Marilyn, Kelly, Bolivar County's Circuit Clerk, updated the list of those submitting qualifying papers for the upcoming November elections. According to Kelly, "This report is only a listing of candidates who have submitted applications; no candidate has been officially certified.

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  2. McCaskill, McDowell, Moore promoted at Community BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... a Masters of Business Administration. McDowell is a member of the Indianola Rotary Club, president of the Sunflower County Delta State Alumni Chapter and is a board member for the Mid Delta Arts Association Brindley Theater. He resides in Indianola ...

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  3. UNT students' documentaries to be shown at this month's Thin Line festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | University of North Texas News Service

    ... Feb. 21 DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Knowing that her great-grandfather, Zachary Taylor Faulkner, lived in Sunflower County, Mississippi, University of North Texas student Sharie Vance wondered if she was related to the state's most famous Faulkner - the ...

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  4. Wednesday's obituariesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    George Levi "Sonny" Anderson Jr. - 75, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola.

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  5. Names added to candidate listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Bolivar County Circuit Clerk Marilyn Kelly has updated the list of those who have submitted qualifying papers for upcoming elections. All names have not been officially certified.

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  6. Friday's obituariesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... with Hodges Funeral Home of Oxford. Peggy W. Muse - 86, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at South Sunflower County Hospital. Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Itta Bena Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday ...

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  7. MDE sets meeting for K-3 parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... a former elementary principal, I know how critical grades K-2 are for a child's overall academic success." Sunflower County Schools' Superintendent Debra Dace said, "I think the Regional K-3 Literacy sessions offered by the Mississippi Department of ...

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  8. Names added to candidate listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Bolivar County Circuit Clerk Marilyn Kelly has updated the list of those who have submitted qualifying papers for upcoming elections. All names have not been officially certified.

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

    Jan 24, 2015 | 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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  11. Sunflower County provides list of candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | 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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  12. Deadline approaching for reporting water use in voluntary metering programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | 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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  13. Drew under water alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  14. Wausau man surrenders to police in Mississippi for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | 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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  15. Man wanted for child sexual assault in Wausau surrenders to police in Mississ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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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  16. Suspect in Wausau Child Sexual Assault Arrested in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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