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The Mississippi Economic Council made Indianola one of its stops on its tour this year, visiting the Indianola Rotary Club this week to discuss a host of issues facing the state, detailed more in
Booneville held tight for about one period during Monday night’s first-round basketball playoffs action, facing the Lady Tigers at Thomas E. Edwards Senior High.
The Southern Debutante Assembly held its 2019 Presentation and White and Gold Ball on the evening of Dec. 28 at the Greenwood Country Club in Greenwood.
There are some Delta towns that will never have a Walmart, a Verizon Store or even a McDonald’s. But many of these places have a Double Quick convenience store. Some even have two. 
Gov. Tate Reeves promised just a few weeks ago that he would see that Parchman’s infamous Unit 29 was shuttered.







State has 1st West Nile Virus death

The Mississippi Department of Health said Monday that a Grenada County resident is the first West Nile virus death in the state for 2017. It reported nine new cases in the last week, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. Sunflower County has not had a case this year. Forrest and Hinds counties lead the state with four each.




Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.






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Booneville held tight for about one period during Monday night’s first-round basketball playoffs... READ MORE

Obituaries

Jackie Steed, 75, of Indianola, passed away Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at St. Dominic Hospital in... READ MORE

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