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The Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman appears to have recorded its third suicide of 2020, all occurring over the last eight days.
Mississippi legislators received their committee appointments this week, and Sunflower County’s two representatives in the House will serve together on two committees.
Indianola is one of over 40 communities to recently receive 5-G level Internet speeds, according to C-Spire.
Mississippi Delta Community College’s Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to allow the college to begin offering academic courses at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson made an appearance at Mississippi Delta Community College’s main campus in Moorhead on Thursday.


Indianola Lodge holds initiation

Indianola Lodge No. 450, F. & A. M. launched celebrations of their 120th Anniversary with the installation of officers for the Masonic Year on January 4. Officers from T. J. Catchings Lodge No. 394 in Inverness and Thomas Gaddis Lodge No. 379 in Hollandale were also installed in this Joint Installation Ceremony.












State of emergency: Storm put northern Sunflower County out of commission for days

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A rash of severe storms early Saturday morning that brought down trees and power lines, which caused widespread power outages across the northern end of the county, prompted the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors to hold a special meeting on Monday to issue an emergency proclamation.


From Staff Reports

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Indianola is looking to rebound its image in 2020.

A committee of citizens and business owners, which has been convening with Indianola Chamber Main Street since 2019 is launching an anti-littering campaign this month.

Slam Dunk the Junk will be the year-long theme of this quality of life initiative.


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Obituaries

Gordon Dale Mitchell, 72, of Doddsville, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Merit Health... READ MORE

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