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With the new coronavirus quickly spreading throughout the state, including multiple cases confirmed in Leflore County, all area public and private schools have been closed this past week and will continue to be closed next week.

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Income tax refunds have been rolling out. Uncle Sam sends Mississippians an average income tax refund of $2,922, according to IRS data. You might want to hold on to some of that cash for unforeseen occurrences.

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Linda Lary says God told her that her son, Michael, would do great things, but she “had no idea he’d be doing great things through his death.”

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William David Howard and Amanda Claire Bush were crowned the King and Queen of Cotton for 2020 at the 63rd annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Cotton Ball, which was held Feb. 22 at the Leflore County Civic Center.

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The Department of Fine Arts at Mississippi Valley State University will present a faculty recital featuring bass trombonist Edward Morse and pianist Lawrence Goldman

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Twenty-one years ago, First Presbyterian Church member Travis Clark approached the pastor, Dr. Rusty Douglas, with an idea.

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For many high school students, preparing for college may seem overwhelming.

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Rhonda Pierce says she came down with a mysterious illness in July 2019 that she believes may have saved her life.

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The annual St. Francis of Assisi Mardi Gras Celebration is a one-of-a-kind event, says Edith Spells.

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A warm bowl of homemade soup can brighten up a cold, dreary winter day.

A Tennessee photographer’s vivid, black-and-white images highlighting the Delta’s rich blues culture will soon be on display at the Museum of the Mississippi Delta.

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce will celebrate the end of a successful year and the start of a new one at its annual meeting.

One of the best ways to stick to that New Year’s resolution of getting in shape is to make small, sustainable goals, says John Cook, director of rehabilitation services and the Wellness Center at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

It’s a long-standing tradition that’s been passed down from generation to generation.

Greenwood Little Theatre is preparing for a two-week run of the popular, heartwarming musical “Annie.”

For more than 80 years, the annual Roy Martin Delta Band Festival and Christmas Parade has kicked off the holiday season in Greenwood.

Although the turkey is the main attraction at every Thanksgiving Day meal, many sides — both savory and sweet — would not be as tasty without the help of a holiday season favorite.

The Greenwood area’s largest industry will be highlighted at an upcoming celebration of agriculture.

The Museum of the Mississippi Delta has been preserving and documenting the Delta’s rich history, culture and archaeology for 50 years.

With her title of Miss Greenwood USA, Kerrie Blakeney wants to use her position to do some good.

There is nothing like Delta women on a mission, says Paula Provine, who is a seven-year breast cancer survivor.

Mississippi Valley State University’s Career Services Center is hosting its 2019 Internship/Career Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday on the concourse level of the R.W. Harrison Complex.

Witches and warlocks, grab your brooms — or bikes — and join in a Halloween-themed parade for a good cause.

While the members of Keesler-Hamrick-Gillespie American Legion Post 29 are no longer active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, they continue to find ways to serve their country every day.

Greenwood Little Theatre will jump-start its 2019-20 season with a play based on a successful 1970 feature film, which was adapted into a popular long-running television show that remains a hit with fans today.

The United Way of Leflore County’s All-In Event is a one-day fundraiser that provides multiple ways to support nonprofit organizations that make Greenwood a better place to live, says Courtney Kimmel, executive director of the United Way.

Although it’s one of the three oldest events of its kind in the state, Greenwood’s 300 Oaks Road Race continues to draw hundreds of participants each year.

A barbecue fundraiser to help Trip Malouf with medical expenses will be held Sept. 24 by friends and family of the Greenwood native and his wife.

Canvas & Clay organizers say the event on Thursday will be a night of good food, expertly paired by a sommelier with different wines, and will feature a silent auction with more than 40 handcrafted items.

The old saying goes, “Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you’ve fed him for a lifetime.”

Coach Larry Calhoun, the star of the Move to Learn exercise break videos, will be at the Leflore County Elementary School campus Tuesday to introduce administrators, teachers and students to the Move to Learn Initiative.

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District Chief of Secondary Education Cassandra A. Hart says her advice to students who want to start the 2019-20 school year off right is the same she gave to her own children.

What if I told you that there was a medical condition that was as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes per day and that nearly half of Americans experience this condition?

One of summer’s greatest delights for a gardener is cutting fresh, fragrant herbs that are ready to spice up a meal or for a variety of other uses.

An angelic group of Greenwood women meet once a month for fine dining — both near and far — and to spend time with each other.