Indianola Academy senior Sarah Frances Downs has been named a STAR Student for the 2019-20 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) M. B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the Student Teacher Achievement Recognition (STAR) program.
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Gas prices have taken a tumble over the past month, dropping in most places to below $2 a gallon.
Prices in Indianola have been hovering between $1.60 and $1.70 for the most part, but there’s one neighboring town that has seen prices consistently below $1.50.
That’s the small town of Leland.
The kids are leading the charge to Slam Dunk the Junk and clean up Indianola. The 2020 Slam Dunk the Junk campaign has been a great success so far, and even with social distancing, kids have still been able to get out and pick up trash in their neighborhoods. Below are just a few of the area kids who have already participated.
Who knows how these things get started on social media? We just know they are fun. Several kids from Indianola participated in a “bear hunt” this week, traveling to diferent areas looking for bears in the windows of homes and businesses. Below are a few submissions we got from successful hunts.
A crew was hard at work Wednesday morning, raising the new sign at Indianola City Hall. Mayor Steve Rosenthal said the money had been budgeted for the sign for some time, but the purchase was finally made recently.
Imaje Nutall plays the piano inside while maintaining social distance as Breath of Life Ministry holds an outside service. This outside service was a new way to praise during the onset of the coronavirus and required social distancing that has prevented churches from gathering.
“There is power in the name of Jesus!! Share if you agree!”
That was the last post I saw from Susan Wilson on Saturday afternoon.
But that was the kind of thing Susan always posted and shared in person, even before she was diagnosed with cancer last year.
At the beginning of the year, I committed to rereading the whole Bible.
Recently, I reread Matthew 9. In Verses 1-9, a paralyzed man was brought to Jesus to be healed. The text states that after Jesus saw his faith, He said to the paralyzed man, “Be encouraged, my child. Your sins have been forgiven.”
Country music was big in the 1990s.
Sure, the genre had enjoyed moderate success from the start, but the 90s brought it to the masses.
Artists like Garth Brooks, Shania Twain and Faith Hill were transcending the genre, and their music was being played on every radio station in the country.