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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.

Board tables proposal to rename stretch of Hannah for Club Ebony owner Shephard

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

At Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen session, the city’s officials voted to table a request by citizen Clanton Beamon to rename a portion of Hannah Street in honor of former Club Ebony owner Mary Shephard.

Beamon appeared with a proposal and signed petition.













Indianola native nabbed in Ponzi scheme

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

An Indianola native was arrested last week in what some call “Mississippi’s largest Ponzi scheme ever.”

Madison businessman and Jackson resident, 58-year-old  Arthur Lamar Adams, was scheduled to appear before Judge Carlton Reeves on Wednesday and enter a plea of guilty in answer to at least one of the charges levied against him.



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