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Cindy Baird has been one of Indianola’s most influential women for decades.
Bettey Sims-Hawkins has been a long time proponent of education for local youth. Today, she serves has head of the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program.
Katie Patterson came to Indianola as a medical student, and when she fell in love with the town and community, she retured to work full time.
Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964.
Mississippi is well known nationally for its generous incentives when it comes to recruiting businesses to the state.

Wilson leads revival

Pastor Herron Wilson conducted a three-night old time spring revival at Center Christian Methodist Episcopal Church located in Indianola during May. Each night God spoke: Monday's message was "Don't Let the Fire Go Out"; Tuesday's message was "Let's Go Fishing"; and Wednesday night’s message focused on "Building on the Solid Foundation."




MVSU shines during national minority computer science/engineering symposium

Pictured are STEM students, faculty, and staff members along with MVSU Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Constance Bland (yellow dress), who served as the keynote speaker during the Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions’ (ADMI's) annual conference.



Rosebud wins House seat, Senate hopefuls head to runoff

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Its primary election season and the unofficial results of Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican races have been tallied.

The Sunflower County Circuit Clerk’s office issued the Democratic U.S. Senate results for the county as:

Omeria Scott – 260 votes

Howard Sherman – 248 votes

David Baria – 139 votes




Schaumburg to graduate from MSMS

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) would like to congratulate the Class of 2018 on their upcoming graduation. Specifically, we would like to honor Sage Alexandra Schaumburg of Indianola. Sage, formerly of Indianola Academy, is the daughter of Jennifer Schaumburg.






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After five seasons as the head coach at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Rodney Batts is... READ MORE

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