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Chamber events moving forward

The Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce is moving forward in organizing major events for this year, and two of them are coming up … Read more

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STEM scholars

High school students in Mississippi Valley State University’s Upward Bound II program will soon have access to tech devices designed to fur… Read more

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Student’s insights on pandemic are featured in book

A Greenwood student has had her thoughts and feelings about the COVID-19 pandemic featured in a recently released book. Read more

County records 120th death from COVID-19

Leflore County has recorded its 120th death from COVID-19. Read more

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Sports

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Pillow coach Durwin Carpenter, three Lady Mustangs named All-Stars

Pillow Academy girls basketball head coach Durwin Carpenter will join three of his players at the 2021 MAIS All-Star Game scheduled for 5:3… Read more

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Pillow baseball sweeps Indianola

Pillow Academy notched its first wins on the baseball diamond as the Mustangs finished off a midweek sweep of Indianola Academy on Thursday… Read more

Ark.-Pine Bluff routs Mississippi Valley St. 82-59

ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Shaun Doss Jr. had 24 points and 14 rebounds as Arkansas-Pine Bluff ended its 12-game losing streak, routing Missis… Read more

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State is moving forward

JACKSON — The Legislature is in session. Hold on to your pocketbook! So goes the old saying. Read more

Dems overshoot on minimum wage

Regarding Democratic efforts, unsuccessful so far, to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell h… Read more

Hoops highlights

Although high school basketball in Greenwood this season was nothing as spectacular as last year’s, it had its moments. Read more

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Obituaries

Wille Mae Ambers

Graveside services for Wille Mae Ambers of Greenwood will be at noon Sunday at Hudson Park Cemetery. Read more

Wilsye Anne Turner Dale Lott

Wilsye Anne Turner Dale Lott was born on Sept. 18, 1932, to Marmaduke and Doris Oakley Turner and grew up in North Carrollton. She passed a… Read more

Oma Joyce Smith Sanders

Oma Joyce Smith Sanders, 63, of Duck Hill died Monday, Feb. 22, 2021, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Grenada. There will be… Read more

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