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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.

Cops and Robbers June 28, 2018

The Indianola police reported no arrests  from the previous week


According to the Police Department, the following calls were received over the last week,

On June 12 at 8:53 a.m., a Coolidge Street woman said someone broke the back window out of her 2006 Chevrolet Malibu.

Indianola’s city leaders are better than this


It would be easy for me to write a scathing column this week about the conduct of multiple members of Indianola’s Board of Aldermen after last Thursday night’s meeting - or meetings one might say.

Several members certainly opened themselves up for harsh criticism, but I don’t think this is the time or the place for that.

Extra Table executive director speaks to Rotary Club


Over a quarter of a million Mississippi children have been designated as “food insecure.”

According to statistics given by Extra Table, a Hattiesburg non-profit that is providing healthy and nutritious food to food pantries and soup kitchens throughout the state, nearly 23 percent of all Mississippians are labeled “food insecure.”



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