Seven Gentry athletes sign with colleges

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Seven Gentry athletes, including Shamarvious Hodges (Meridian Community College), Robert Bell (Meridian Community College), Davius Clark (Holmes Community College), Markevious Frazier (Mississippi Delta Community College), Nyah Davis (Hinds Community College), Mercedes Hayes (Hinds Community College) and Belize Reed (Meridian Community College)




Miss MVSU speaks: Indianola native Arlencia Barnes will represent college in 2019-20

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Indianola native, former Gentry High graduate and obstetrician-gynecologist aspirant Arlencia Barnes was recently named as the 67th Miss Mississippi Valley State University.

In her new role, Barnes will join the long list of young ladies who have graced the dais as “the face” of The Valley.


Brock raises concerns about “all-night” businesses in city

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

At Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting, Alderman Sam Brock told the city lawmakers that it’s time to consider revisions to the ordinance concerning neighborhood stores and their hours of operation. He first asked, “Do we have any kind of an ordinance that permits those stores to be open all night?”







Sunflower County left ‘voiceless’: District 22 plan pulls county’s largest voter base from 13, qualified candidates not happy with Legislature

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A proposed plan to redraw Senate Districts 13 and 22 is now in the hands of U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves.

According to District 13 Senator Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, the proposed plan passed the House and Senate and was sent to Reeves days before the appointed April 3 deadline.


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