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The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Lawmakers at the Capitol have had an extremely busy last two weeks.  After many hours of working in conference committees to finalize the state budget and other bills, legislators completed most r
Rural broadband expansion and K-12 distance learning initiatives will receive almost a fourth of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, under a package appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature.  Mississi
Planters Bank has announced several local moves within its offices. The bank recently announced plans for a new Credit Administration department.
Lillie Baughman has a heart of gold. Just ask anyone who knows the 13-year-old Indianola Academy student.




Les Jolies Dames de Chame celebrates Founder’s Day

The Les Jolies Dames de Charme Social and Civic Club celebrated its 57th Founder’s Day recently. Pictured from left are Mrs. Maggie Barnes- Business Manager, Mrs. Era Sims-Treasurer, Mrs. Fannie Brothers- 1st Vice President, Mrs. Annette Turner- Historian, Ms. Gloria C. Hayes-Business Manager, Ms. Cynthia Armstrong- Assistant Secretary, Mrs.


Featherstone scholarships awarded

The Charles Featherstone Scholarship for Academic Achievement in Math and Science recently awarded $5,000 in scholarships to six Gentry High School graduating seniors.

The individual amounts range from $250 to $2,000 and were awarded to Joy Gatlin, Rufus Bush III, Natoyria Simmons, Christian Young, Keyjuan Meeks and Carledia Jones.






Opportunity is here

By BY MARK H. STOWERS COLUMNIST,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

When I was in college and I’d call home or when my mother would call me, each phone call inevitably detailed three things: somebody died, it’s been raining and don’t spend any money.

Some things never change and the doom and gloom of life is an easy train to depart on.




Rotary welcomes IPD, GRAMMY Museum

The Indianola Rotary Club recently welcomed Bennie Milton of the Indianola Police Department to talk about domestic violence and sexual assault and IPD’s initiatives to curb incidents in the community. This past Tuesday, Katie Reaves, with the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi spoke about multiple programs at the Cleveland museum.


Lions welcome Smith, Lampkin

Lions Drew McDowell and Robin Rosenthal brought Victor Smith, II to the club recently. Smith spoke on his recent return from deployment in Kuwait and Syria through the National Guard. The Lions also welcomed Felicia Lampkin as Lion Alan McCaskill’s guest speaker recently.


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Sports

The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a... READ MORE

Obituaries

Graveside services for George “Rusty” Barrow of Sunflower will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Road... READ MORE

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Sunflower County Consolidated Schools Superintendent talks about the closure of schools during the... READ MORE