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This story was changed to reflect the name of the second inmate who had previously not been identified. 
Photos by Dominick Bellipanni Martin Luther King Jr. was the epitome of nonviolence.
Another inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman was found deceased over the weekend in an apparent suicide.
The number of colleges and universities nationwide that confront student food insecurity continues to rise.
Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer paid a special visit to Indianola last Friday. Hyer made her appearance at Planters Bank’s Catchings Ave.

Runoff canvassing location changed to Sunflower County Courthouse


The location where election returns will be canvassed has changed from the Oct. 10 location.
According to a release from The Indianola Municipal Democratic Executive Committee this week, the location has been moved from the City Hall Annex to the Sunflower County Courthouse (200 Main St.).

Oct. 10 absentee voters can vote at the polls for runoff


In last week’s edition, The E-T listed some things voters needed to know about the upcoming municipal election runoff.
Unfortunatley, one of those things on the list was not correct.
Citizens who voted absentee on Oct. 10 can vote any other way next Tuesday, which includes voting in person at the correct ward.



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