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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.




JMG Student of the Week

The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Michael Beckworth Jr. The senior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in law and justice upon graduating. In his spare time he enjoys writing poetry. He is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.

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Britt at Rotary

Indianola Chamber Main Street Board President Cherrie Lynn Britt spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week about the Chamber’s new 2020 anti-littering initiative Slam Dunk the Junk. The Chamber is partnering with multiple donors, volunteers and the city of Indianola to address rampant littering in the city.



Richardson visits Lions Club

Lion Brady Smith brought Robin Richardson as his guest this past Wednesday.  Richardson is the County Director of the USDA Farm Service Agency in Sunflower County, a position he has served in for over almost 33 years.  Richardson followed Lion David Jenkins into that position in 1987.  He gave an overview of FSA programs applicable to Sunflower









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

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

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