Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration were in Indianola on Thursday looking for entrepreneurs during a small business borrower/lender matchmaking event entitled Mississippi Meet the Microlenders in the Delta.
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The Young Steppers and Cadette Girl Scout Troop 300100 and 300101 made "Gallons of Love Bags" that they distributed on Good Friday. The project is part of their Girl Scout Community Services project and Rasberry Church Youth Ministry.
ITTA BENA — Mississippi Valley State University is gearing up to offer a unique opportunity for professional development, networking and earning continuing education credit for area social workers during its 38th Annual Social Work Conference.
ITTA BENA — Mississippi Valley State University alumnus Dr. Emmitt Y. Riley III has a passion for teaching. His apparent love for mentorship and education are two of the reasons why the Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at DePauw University (Ind.), was recently awarded the 2018 Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year Award.
First United Baptist Church of Moorhead, under the leadership of Pastor Herman Cole, held its Annual Youth Day program on Sunday, March 25, at 11 a.m. “Jesus is the Anchor of my Soul” was the theme for this great occasion. First United’s very own, T’Rossi Pernell was the keynote speaker.
The staff along with the seventh and eighth grade students at Merritt Jr. High held a Reality Fair on March 21 in order to expose the students to a taste of real world experiences.
Also known as a “Financial Reality Fair,” the event was designed to be an interactive financial literacy tool for high school students.
The 2018 Good Friday service held at Mount Beulah Baptist Church brought together another great collection of speakers as each briefly touched upon the last seven sayings of Christ from the cross.
North Sunflower Academy held its annual prom last week with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Presley Beck was crowned King and Cheslee Fulgham was crowned Queen at the event.
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The Indianola police department sponsored an Easter egg hunt on Good Friday at Fletcher Park for the community children. Chief Edrick Hall said it was a joint effort with the Indianola parks and recreation department, who generously provided the space.
Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in Mississippi Today.