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  1. Moon River Foods creating 100 jobs in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal

    Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Moon River Foods announced today the company is locating a new fish processing operation in Baird, Miss., in Sunflower County.

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  2. State eyes takeover of Greenwood school districtRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | KSL-TV

    ... County and Scott County. Four others were returned to local control on July 1 - Hazlehurst, North Panola, Sunflower County and Tate County. Some lawmakers tried to merge the Greenwood and Leflore County districts in the 2014 session, before the ...

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  3. Dace to lead Sunflower schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Sunherald.com

    ... and testing coordinator with the Tunica County School District, has been named superintendent of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District. The Bolivar Commercial reports (http://bit.ly/1k5B2qo ) that Dace has 22 years of experience in ...

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  4. Detroit agency gets $125M in federal funds for Head Start expansionRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 26 | Detroit News

    ... funding for the initiative. Other communities receiving funds are Baltimore; Jersey City, New Jersey; Sunflower County, Mississippi, and Washington, D.C. The grant award for the Detroit pilot program comes weeks after Detroit Public Schools cited ...

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  5. Tammy Michelle Kelly Chambers, 44, of ClevelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 24 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Tammy Michelle Kelly Chambers, 44, of Cleveland died Monday, June 23, 2014, at South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola.

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  6. David M. Shribman: Freedom Summer, 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Summer," said Charles R. McLaurin, a civil-rights activist who directed the program's activities in Sunflower County in the Mississippi Delta, "opened doors and eyes about what was happening in Mississippi and helped change Mississippi." This month, ...

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  7. David M. Shribman: Freedom Summer, 50 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... Summer," said Charles R. McLaurin, a civil-rights activist who directed the program's activities in Sunflower County in the Mississippi Delta, "opened doors and eyes about what was happening in Mississippi and helped change Mississippi." This month, ...

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  8. EPA officials attempts to ease farmers' fears on Waters of the United States rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Deltafarmpress

    ... efforts taking place in the Porter Bayou watershed. Environmental Protection Agency officials traveled to Sunflower County, Miss., to see first-hand how conservation practices are improving water quality, but the conversation quickly shifted to a ...

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  9. Scammer impersonating sheriff's officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... prepaid credit cards to settle their debts," said Williams. "This incident has also been occurring in Sunflower County. We have been investigating this matter and we want our citizens to know that we would never call them and say things such as ...

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  10. Office of Head Start awards $60 million to early childhood education programs in DetroitRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... investments in family and parent engagement, the group said. Detroit joined Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Sunflower County, Miss. and Jersey City, N.J. in the five places targeted with the money. "This is an exciting time for kids and families in ...

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  11. David M. Shribman:Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2014 | Jewish World Review

    ... Summer," said Charles R. McLaurin, a civil-rights activist who directed the program's activities in Sunflower County in the Mississippi Delta, "opened doors and eyes about what was happening in Mississippi and helped change Mississippi." This month, ...

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  12. Drew native returns to help youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... challenged because there are so many opportunities out here for brighter children. I am back in Sunflower County and I decided that it is time for me to give back because I have done well and now it is time for me to help others," she continued. ...

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  13. Drew native returns to help youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... challenged because there are so many opportunities out here for brighter children. I am back in Sunflower County and I decided that it is time for me to give back because I have done well and now it is time for me to help others," she continued. ...

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  14. Store worker dies after fallRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Sunflower County authorities say a 29-year-old Itta Bena man has died from injuries sustained when he apparently fell from an industrial lift.

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  15. Armed black Southerners helped fight for Civil RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | One Nation News

    ... How did the movement work in the face of the violence in rural Union County, NC; Lowndes County, AL; or Sunflower County, MS.? That's the story masterfully told by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee field secretary and now journalist Charles ...

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  16. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... lost her parents in a car accident when she was 12, was raised by an aunt who owned Dahlia Plantation in Sunflower County in the Mississippi Delta. Sarah completed her education at the University of Mississippi in theater and lived and worked in New ...

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  17. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | New Albany Gazette

    ... lost her parents in a car accident when she was 12, was raised by an aunt who owned Dahlia Plantation in Sunflower County in the Mississippi Delta. Sarah completed her education at the University of Mississippi in theater and lived and worked in New ...

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  18. With clear skies, farmers look to get planting back on scheduleRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... to get in a rhythm last week," said Alex Deason, Mississippi State University Extension Service agent in Sunflower County. "A little was planted before that in the southern part of the state, but cotton planting really kicked off in the first few ...

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  19. Thursday's obituariesRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Larry D. Martin - 56, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Sunflower County. Services will be held at noon Friday at Springfield M.B. Church. Burial will follow in the Buford Chapel Church cemetery. ...

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  20. Friday's obituariesRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    ... are incomplete with Serenity-Martin Funeral Home in Oxford. Larry Martin - 56, died Thursday in Sunflower County. Arrangements are incomplete with Hodges-Freeman Funeral Home in Oxford. Kenneth Ray Wilkins - 53, died Sunday, May 11, 2014, at ...

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