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The groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Headquarters was held on Thursday in Ruleville.  The Ruleville Community House was the host venue for the celebr
The outdoors loving high school kid from New Mexico traveled the world as a member of the Army Special Forces keeping the rest of us safe and free.
As the country prepares to honor its military service veterans this Monday, we should be mindful that those who served this country did so in a variety of capacities.
The Indianola Academy Colonels appear to be playing like a team on a mission. One football game at a time.
Thanks to a concerted effort from local stakeholders and others across the state, the Indianola Municipal Drug Court has successfully received state funding in the form of a $50,000 annual grant.

Spreading the flower love

Indianola Floral Design joined a nationwide effort last week by spreading love through the gift of flowers throughout town. As part of the Society of American Florists’ Petal It Forward campaign, Indianola Floral Design handed out bouquets of flowers to surprised and unsuspecting passersby and businesses.







Overworked and underpaid? Fight over clerk assistant hire bogs down city board meeting

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A 3-1 vote to hire a full-time accounting assistant for City Clerk Lashanda Moore met with opposition, sparked some heated exchanges and was verbally vetoed by Mayor Steve Rosenthal during Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting.

As in previous meetings, Moore stated that she needed an assistant due to her workload.


Erica Boyd: The wait

By ERICA BOYD COLUMNIST,

Do you all remember Hannah in the Bible?

She was one of the wives of Elkanah. Elkanah’s other wife was Peninnah.

Hannah had no children and Penninah did...and Penninah, with her mean self, taunted Hannah because of this.

Penninah knew how badly Hannah wanted kids, and I can imagine how badly Hannah felt.








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