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Indianola police are still gathering details, but apparently an attempted burglary has led to the death of yet another young Indianola resident.
Santa allowed four and sometimes six of his Elves to travel to 103 Forrest Place, Moorhead., the historic home of the founder of Moorhead, Chester Pond, to work eight hour shifts for six weeks to
Four Indianola Academy football seniors spent their last snaps on a high school field last week when they participated in the annual MAIS All-Star game.
“O star of wonder, star of night…Guide us to thy perfect light.” 
On a 3-2 vote on Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors opted to contact Southern Procurement LLC to initiate a reverse auction procedure to purchase new trucks for the board members to

Step Outside: Crape Myrtle Bark Scale hits Sunflower County trees


Over the past couple of weeks I have received numerous calls on what looks like mold or mildew on crape myrtles in yards.

It has surprised homeowners when they have gone out and looked at the mildew to see that it is moving.

This is because the bark is encrusted with a nonnative insect called the Crape Myrtle Bark Scale.

Community News Aug., 23, 2018

Class of ‘85

The Gentry High Class of 1985 will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Guadalajara to finalize homecoming plans. Please be on time.


Class of ‘72

The Gentry Class High of 1972 will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut. All classmates are encouraged to attend.


Class of ‘69



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