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

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  2. Dorothy Jones PateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  3. Governor praises Diabetes Telehealth NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  4. Sarah Boswell HurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 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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  5. Governor's visit to tout Diabetes Telehealth NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | 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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  6. Operation Christmas Child gifts thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. CONLEY v. EPPSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Smith, Jr.James M. NorrisAnthony Louis Schmidt, Jr., attorneys for appellee. A 1. The Circuit Court of Sunflower County sentenced Glen Conley to life without parole. Conley seeks judicial review of the parole board's refusal to give him a parole ...

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  11. Unofficial results from Sunflower announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    Unofficial election results in Sunflower County show that of 16,200 registered voters, 5,199 voted or 32.09 percent cast ballots. Circuit Clerk Sharon McFadden's office released the results of the races for the U.S. Senate, U. S. House of Representatives, as well as for local races.

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  12. School RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... you and North Bolivar merged into North Bolivar, Benoit, Shaw and West Bolivar merged into West Bolivar and Sunflower County and Indianola merged into Sunflower County. Hinds Agricultural closed in May.

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  13. A glance at Mississippi's school grades for 2014Read the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... you and North Bolivar merged into North Bolivar, Benoit, Shaw and West Bolivar merged into West Bolivar and Sunflower County and Indianola merged into Sunflower County. Hinds Agricultural closed in May.

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  14. Man Sentenced in 2012 HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WABG

    A SUNFLOWER COUNTY MAN BEGINS HIS 30-YEAR SENTENCE AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO A 2012 HOMICIDE. MARK HANEY PLEADING GUILTY TO MANSLAUGHTER AND THE POSSESSION OF A FIREARM BY A CONVICTED FELON IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF LONNIE BROOKS.

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  15. Area school districts join MAEP lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... School District have joined the lawsuit. The Cleveland School District decided not to participate. The Sunflower County Consolidated School District, created by a merger of Sunflower County, Indianola and Drew districts, joined in a lawsuit to ...

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  16. Another school district joins Musgrove-led MAEP funding lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    The Sunflower County school district is joining a lawsuit against the state, seeking to recover a shortfall in education funding and bar future underfunding.

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  17. Sunflower County joins school underfunding suitRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Sunflower County school district is joining a lawsuit against the state, seeking to recover a shortfall in education funding and bar future underfunding. Sunflower County, created by a merger of the Sunflower County, Indianola and Drew districts, has about $13 million at stake.

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  18. State gets extension on response to Musgrove lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Newms360.com

    ... Musgrove amended his lawsuit Friday in Hinds County Chancery Court to add two additional school districts - Sunflower County and Jackson city - to the legal case. The addition of those districts makes 21 that have joined the lawsuit. Musgrove's ...

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  19. Deltans furnish legislative ideas to GunnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... parents received $800 a month, but relatives get nothing to take care of a child. Mary Ann Griffin from Sunflower County championed rural libraries that need bandwidths for online training. "Our local libraries are not connected with high speed ...

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  20. Palasini Extradited to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Affairs. Palasini is accused of orchestrating schemes to misuse investors' money. She was extradited to Sunflower County, Miss., from Palm Springs, Calif., where she had been held since her Aug. 29 arrest on a warrant by the U.S. Marshals Service. ...

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