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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.

Step Outside: Summer means its vacation time

By ALEX DEASON STEP OUTSIDE,

Summer is definitely here. Kids are out of school and vacations are being planned. Even though some were able to use Memorial Day weekend as a mini-vacation, most are awaiting that much needed time away. Here are a few tips for those gardeners that hate to leave their lawns and gardens for a week only to return to more work.

 




Three from IA baseball make All-State, Hill wins MVP

By BY PAUL PUTNAM FOR THE E-T,

The postseason accolades continue to come to members and the coach of the AAA State Champion Indianola Academy baseball team.

In addition to the five players named to the All-District 1-AAA team per last week’s edition of  The Enterprise-Tocsin, three of those selections have also recently been named as MAIS AAA All-State selections.


Terrell speaks to Lions Club

Robert Terrell, operations director at the B.B. King Museum shared plans for the upcoming B.B. King Homecoming Festival, which is set for June 2 in Indianola at Fletcher Park. Additions to this year’s event will be a kids zone, antique car show sponsored by MDCC, arts and food vendors. Terrell also told how Tito Jackson’s and the former B.B.







Strong words: Public Works director calls board negligent, irresponsible

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Two aldermen threatened to walk out of Tuesday's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting after a comment made by Alderman Marvin Elder.

Aldermen Darrell Simpson and Gary Fratesi stood up to leave after Elder made a statement regarding certain members having a “slave mentality.”





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