Bring it, share it, live it, is the mantra associated with the national Bring Your Bible to School movement and once again the students at Indianola Academy joined in with thousands of their peers from across the nation who took part in the observance on Thursday.
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Last spring, the city faced losing its top police officer because of unneeded pressures coming from the Indianola Board of Aldermen.
The fight to keep Chief Edrick Hall raged on through the summer, and though he had given his resignation to the city, the community and Mayor Steve Rosenthal convinced him to return to his post.
Indianola Early Head Start presents their 2018 homecoming court, themed Where Adventures Begin and Learning Never Ends.”
This year’s queens are Rae’Lynn Ke’Miya Burns, Jada Aaliyah Johnson, Amelia Coleman and Caislei Brewer.
A group will pay tribute the late Dr. Walter Gough at a health fair in Mound Bayou.
North Mississippi Medical Center is sponsoring the event.
Dr. Gough was a longtime physician who served at NSMC and in Sunflower County for many years.
He was once in charge of the swing bed unit at the Ruleville Hospital.
Josh Gates and his filming crew recently visited Jackson to attend church services along with The Stellar Award Winning Mississippi Mass Choir as he documented research on Religious Cultures for a documentary that aired on the Discovery Channel last Sunday.
Indianola’s new Subway restaurant is now open at the corner of U.S. 82 and Sunflower Avenue. Owner Suki Brar said that it is the first location in the state to feature Subway’s new look. Pictured above are Jay Gosain, Brar, Trent Nelson, with Planters Bank, Harbhai Brar and Parker England with Planters Bank.
Photo: Bryan Davis
Members of the Allied Funeral Associates Insurance Company’s Board of Directors paused for a photo during the recent district meeting held in Indianola. The company is planning to open a district sales office on Allen Road, just off U.S. 49, within the next couple of months.
Residents in the town of Sunflower recently held a “Paint the City Blue” event in recognition of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Coordinators John Chapman and Mayor Desiree Norwood collaborated on the event with the intent to bring awareness to prostate cancer.
More disputes among city leaders, this time over previous minutes and confusion over department headsBy BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
The Indianola city aldermen were unable to come to a unanimous consensus with regard to approving the board’s minutes during Monday night’s session.
The lack of agreement stems from some apparent confusion over whether or not the city’s department heads were actually approved by the board.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 7:38 p.m., Gutierrez Patlan Manuel, 57, 5105 Minor Avenue, Bowling Green, Florida was arrested and charged with DUI (first offense) after someone called and said there was a reckless driver and possibly a drunk driver at the Love's Truck Stop.