While American farmers, carmakers and others worry about the prospect of an escalating trade war between China and the United States, an industry that I know much more about is already feeling the effects of protectionist tariffs.
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COPD is an obstructive lung disease that can be exhibited in patients as asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema.
Each of the obstructive lung diseases have specific characteristics that may manifest itself in the form of increased thickness and consistency of sputum production, wheezing, and acute shortness of breath.
Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the 2018 Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture Series speaker.
The program will be held Thursday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. The event is free and open to the public.
North Sunflower Academy recently held its Spring Fling Mother/Son and Daddy/Daughter Dance. Pictured left are fourth graders Ariana Lewis, Brayden Clemons and Jayden Johnson posing for a picture during a break from dancing. Pictured right is Bettina Patillo and her son, Preston, dancing.
Photo by: Vikki Peay
Indianola Academy recently held its annual Beauty & Beau Review. Pictured above are winners Avery Daniels, Thomas Putnam, Mallory Price, Schiefer Phillips, Rebecca MacLeod, Joey Daniels, Keilani Holmes, Spencer Roberson, Sarah Thomas Smith and James Hill.
David Dallas, CEO of The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club about his work and territory that reaches from Tunica to Yazoo City, with multiple locations in between. Dallas said that there is still a goal of having a Boys & Girls Club in Indianola.
The Delta Invitational Tournament surpassed $750,000 in donations to the American Cancer Society in 2017.
The City of Ruleville’s police department is now connected.
In its March regular board of aldermen meeting, which was held on April 5, the Ruleville aldermen heard a report from Chief Ernie Scarber regarding the recent acquisition and installation of Mississippi Wireless Information Network radios for the department’s patrol units.
After returning from a closed session on Monday night, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to demote Assistant Fire Chief Johnny Hughes to his previous position as firefighter.