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Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964. Freedom Summer represented a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement and many of the battles fought for equality were waged right here in Sunflower County.
Mississippi is well known nationally for its generous incentives when it comes to recruiting businesses to the state.
The business friendly atmosphere has helped bring in companies, large and small.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 7:49 p.m., Diane Carter, 51, 411 Mimosa Drive, was arrested and charged with public drunkenness after officers were called to the 300 block of Mill Street about an unwanted person.
After five seasons as the head coach at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is returning to his alma mater as Delta State University's 10th head baseball coach. Director of Athletics Mike Kinnison named the former Statesman standout and assistant coach to the post on Tuesday, July 2.
Lion Buster Holloway, chairman, wants to thank all of the golfers that participated in the tournament as well as all of the businesses and individuals that gave door prizes for the Saturday night banquet.
These prizes added to the success of the tournament, as they have over the 47 years that the club has hosted this tournament.
Rylee Kate Reed, a sixth grade student at Indianola Academy, recently had her art on exhibit at the Mississippi Children’s Museum in Jackson as a finalist in the Magnolia Cluster Art Contest. The art was on display from June 25-29. Reed is the daughter of John Wood and Natalie Reed.
At their most unpretentious, gardening, cooking and music have very simple things in common.
While passing time the other muggy July day with a musician who loves to cook, he confided he couldn’t grow herbs. “Terrible luck,” he said. And I suggested he was trying too hard, like playing with too many notes.
During Monday night's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting, Alderman Sam Brock raised concern over a recent newspaper article concerning the city's emergency sirens.
Brock said his reason for addressing the matter with Fire Chief Orlando Battle was so that city department heads would be cognizant of statements made to the press.
The year was 1994.
There were a lot of things happening in my life, and none of them were very good.
However, like any well brought up Southern girl, I was adept at putting on my smile as easily as I put on my lipstick. (And I really love my lipstick.) Even my closest friends thought I was quite “together.”