Sunflower County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 71 in Sunflower County, MS

  1. Judge Sanders won't run againRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... bench in the Fourth Circuit District comprise of Sunflower, Leflore and Washington counties for 25 years. Sunflower County Public Defender Carol L. White-Richard announced this week her intention to seek election to the post being vacated by ...

    Comment?

  2. Judge Sanders won't run againRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... bench in the Fourth Circuit District comprise of Sunflower, Leflore and Washington counties for 25 years. Sunflower County Public Defender Carol L. White-Richard announced this week her intention to seek election to the post being vacated by ...

    Comment?

  3. Wonderful to see railroad authority become realityRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... this great transportation system. It started in my early childhood growing up on historic Dockery Farms in Sunflower County in the early 1940s. In 1900, Will Dockery walked from Boyle to White City and on to his farm headquarters at Dockery. The ...

    Comment?

  4. Gene Hall: Let's celebrate women the right wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | Tallahassee Democrat

    ... helped organize a strike of black cotton pickers. In 1969, she established the Freedom Farm Cooperative of Sunflower County and a "pig bank" to provide free pigs for poor people to breed, raise and slaughter. She also founded Head Start in the Delta ...

    Comment?

  5. Understanding early childhood educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... education, especially for children whose families can't afford private programs. Save the Children in Sunflower County is one of 15 entities nationwide vying for federal funding as part of a new Birth-to-Five pilot for Head Start and Early Head ...

    Comment?

  6. Mound Bayou to host Anti-Tobacco RallyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 22 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Program and the Anti-Tobacco Coalition through the Department of Health. Project Director for Bolivar and Sunflower County Anti-Tobacco Coalition Beverly Johnson said the rally is important because smoking is the number one preventable cause of ...

    Comment?

  7. Save the Children to Lead Additional Head Start Programs in ArkansasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | PressReleasePoint

    ... and Woodruff counties, and the organization will also soon run a Head Start program in Mississippi's Sunflower County. Save the Children also provides literacy programs for struggling readers and anti-obesity focused health and nutrition programs in ...

    Comment?

  8. Save the Children to Lead Additional Head Start Programs in ArkansasRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | WebWire

    ... and Woodruff counties, and the organization will also soon run a Head Start program in Mississippi's Sunflower County. Save the Children also provides literacy programs for struggling readers and anti-obesity focused health and nutrition programs in ...

    Comment?

  9. Mound Bayou to host Anti-Tobacco RallyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 22 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Program and the Anti-Tobacco Coalition through the Department of Health. Project Director for Bolivar and Sunflower County Anti-Tobacco Coalition Beverly Johnson said the rally is important because smoking is the number one preventable cause of ...

    Comment?

  10. RICE v. STATERead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | FindLaw

    ... Henry, Jr., Attorneys for Appellee. A 1. David Lee Rice filed a petition for post-conviction relief in the Sunflower County Circuit Court, arguing that he had been improperly sentenced to life without parole as a habitual offender after a 1996 ...

    Comment?

  11. Ruleville Goes KaBOOM with PlayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... it once was, Ruleville stepped into the future. The revival began with what used to be called the North Sunflower County Hospital. Rechristened the North Sunflower Medical Center in 2004, a foundation was formed to help raise money. The hospital ...

    Comment?

  12. Former Sunflower County sheriff rememberedRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    The death of a former Sunflower County official has impacted the lives of many. James Alfred "Ned" Holder, 78, of Ruleville died Monday at North Sunflower Medical Center.

    Comment?

  13. James Alfred "Ned" Holder, 78, of RulevilleRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... He was married to Patricia Holder. He was a successful coach, farmer, Justice Court Judge, and sheriff of Sunflower County. He was a member of Ruleville Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Alfred Holder and Ollie Mae Holder; ...

    Comment?

  14. Probe proceeds in shootingsRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... Sheriff Kelvin Williams had no knowledge any updates on the incident and made no comments. According to Sunflower County Sheriff James Haywood on Wednesday, Matthews shot and killed George Ivey Jr. in Ruleville late Monday night or early Tuesday ...

    Comment?

  15. Former Sunflower County sheriff rememberedRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    The death of a former Sunflower County official has impacted the lives of many. James Alfred "Ned" Holder, 78, of Ruleville died Monday at North Sunflower Medical Center.

    Comment?

  16. Itta Bena man's body found in submerged carRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    ... Monday, but it appears the search is over. On Tuesday, his body was found inside a submerged vehicle in Sunflower County. Itta Bena Acting Police Chief Ted Washington told The Greenwood Commonwealth that family members identified Robinson. ...

    Comment?

  17. Sunflower County's Save the Children in line for $4M in pre-k fundingRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2014 | The Clarion-Ledger

    Save the Children in Sunflower County is one of 15 entities nationwide that have entered negotiations to receive federal funding as part of a new Birth-to-Five pilot for Head Start and Early Head Start services.

    Comment?

  18. Diabetes Telehealth Network set to launch this springRead the original story

    May 1, 2010 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... of telehealth at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. They will start recruiting patients in Sunflower County this March. The goal is to have 200 folks for the study. "We'll know about subtle changes in their vital signs and even changes in ...

    Comment?

  19. Sec. of State's Office Releases Video for Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | Go Local

    ... briefly on his own career in the struggle for racial justice, recalling being beaten by Deputy Sheriffs in Sunflower County, Mississippi while campaigning for equality. He notes that he still carries the scars with him to this day, just above his ...

    Comment?

  20. Bolivar survives weather with minor incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... "We have had one fatality, which was in Carroll County and three accidents, one in Holmes County, one in Sunflower County and one in Bolivar County, that were moderate injury accidents," he said Tuesday. "We have had numerous incident calls, which ...

    Comment?