Last Friday, a birthday celebration honoring 14-year-old Jameshia Attaway of Indianola and her cousin, 13-year-old JaQkelieh Wilson of Leland was refashioned as an opportunity to share with others.
In his second day on the job, Moorhead police chief Bobby Walker found himself investigating a Facebook-induced shooting that left one man in the hospital, three arrested and the lingering possibility of more arrests.
A delegation of students from the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program at Gentry High School recently traveled to the National Student Leadership Academy in Washington D.C.
Kyle Pernell, a senior at the school, was one of 10 recipients from across the country who received the $1,000 Koeninger Scholarship.
Three men have been arrested and charged in Indianola’s most recent homicide. JaShawn Colton, 21, of Inverness was formally arrested on Saturday and charged with first-degree murder in the Dec. 13 death of 23-year-old Dontavious Boatman.
A 23-year-old Indianola man was the victim of a fatal shooting that took place just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, and Indianola police are currently holding three persons of interest for questioning.
An early-morning fire on the campus of Mississippi Delta Community college burned through several offices of the administration building, leaving over 50 percent of the structure damaged, and burglary and arson are suspected.