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Margaret Rushing (center) of Indianola was named to the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Chapter of Common Cause on Sept. 26.
A unique musical stage play, straight from the songbook of Johnny Cash is about to hit the stage at the Brindley Theater Mid-Delta Arts Association.
Another state championship has now been added to the Indianola Academy folklore.
Crunch time has arrived for the Thomas E. Edwards High Tigers football team of Ruleville.
Indianola Academy’s Homecoming Queen will be crowned tomorrow night during its Homecoming game against Benton Academy.

Delta Grace visits Rotary Club

Veronica Pritchard, pastor and operator of the Sunflower-based mission Delta Grace, spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week. Pritchard said the mission is taking on 10 interns this summer, and the organization is currently raising money to fund the internship program. She was the guest of Rotarian Jerry Nobile.





Freddie White-Johnson presented prestigious award

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

On April 27, Freddie White-Johnson, founder of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, was honored with the 2018 Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute’s Minority Health Leader Award.

It was presented at the Marian Wright Edelman Distinguished Lectureship on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.






Community News April 26, 2018

 

B.B. King Museum

The B.B. King Museum will be hosting its monthly “Be Smart! Control Your Diabetes” seminar April 26. This month’s presentation will be on foot care for diabetics. Presentation will be led by Ms. Willie Ann Thomas. For more information contact Kiana Butler at (662) 887-9539.

 

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Another state championship has now been added to the Indianola Academy folklore.

Obituaries

Services for Jimmy Ross Hunt, of Parchman, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruleville Baptist... READ MORE

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