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Santa allowed four and sometimes six of his Elves to travel to 103 Forrest Place, Moorhead., the historic home of the founder of Moorhead, Chester Pond, to work eight hour shifts for six weeks to
Four Indianola Academy football seniors spent their last snaps on a high school field last week when they participated in the annual MAIS All-Star game.
“O star of wonder, star of night…Guide us to thy perfect light.” 
On a 3-2 vote on Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors opted to contact Southern Procurement LLC to initiate a reverse auction procedure to purchase new trucks for the board members to
After holding the position open for the past five months, the Indianola Board of Aldermen announced on November 25 that they were promoting Field Operations Manager Robert Spurlock to the position

Woods speaks to Lions

Lion Alan McCaskill brought Rev. Jim Woods to speak last week to the Indianola Lions Club on his recent trip to Egypt. Rev. Woods delivered a very interesting program that included stops in Cairo and Luxor.

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Bringing it all back home: Dr. L. Ray Matthews’ vitamin D3 patent was just approved, and he plans to develop it and others in Indianola in the coming years


It seemed like destiny that Dr. Leslie Ray Matthews would someday enter the field of medicine, and for the Indianola native and Gentry High School graduate, that story came to be reality in a huge way.

Healthy State, Ole Miss football programs good for everybody


Die-hard Mississippi State football fans who basked in the forced resignation of Hugh Freeze in the summer of 2017 and in the NCAA’s subsequent destruction of the Ole Miss football program hopefully have come to understand that such outcomes are not good for either side of that rivalry, nor the state as a whole.

Voices from our future: I know the effects of premature births too well


Editor’s Note: Voices From Our Future is a new column open to any school-age youth in Sunflower County who would like to express themselves and their opinions in The E-T.

What does it mean to be a premature baby or preemie? 

I want to write this article on premature awareness. 

Board accepts resignations from city clerk, attorney


Once again the city of Indianola is without a city clerk.

After emerging from a closed executive session on Monday night, the Indianola Board of Aldermen introduced a motion to accept the resignation of City Clerk Lashanda Moore effective December 6.

The aldermen voted and unanimously accepted the proposal.



The North Sunflower Academy Rebel basketball teams were back on the court recently, facing Winona... READ MORE


Services for Ervin Lee Hughes of Belzoni will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Christian Valley Missionary... READ MORE

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A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE