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

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 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 ...

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

    Saturday Apr 18 | 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.

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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 ...

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. Rheta Johnson: Voices through space and timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  10. McCaskill, McDowell, Moore promoted at Community BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  11. UNT students' documentaries to be shown at this month's Thin Line festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  12. Wednesday's obituariesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  13. Names added to candidate listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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  14. Friday's obituariesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | 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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  15. MDE sets meeting for K-3 parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | 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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  16. Names added to candidate listRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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  17. Fight breaks out after game in RulevilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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