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Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
A war zone is a war zone. Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.
Three consecutive one point games and their season is off to a 2-1, 1-0 start.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods.
For Inverness resident Luciel Sibley, Tuesday’s Primary election provided an extra bonus.




Itta Bena native, MVSU alum receives Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year award

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.




Merritt students get dose of reality at financial literacy fair

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.








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The 2019 high school football season is fast approaching, which means it is jamboree time for all... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Pearlie Thomas of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Jerusalem Missionary... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.