Today's Top Stories

Margaret Rushing (center) of Indianola was named to the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Chapter of Common Cause on Sept. 26.
A unique musical stage play, straight from the songbook of Johnny Cash is about to hit the stage at the Brindley Theater Mid-Delta Arts Association.
Another state championship has now been added to the Indianola Academy folklore.
Crunch time has arrived for the Thomas E. Edwards High Tigers football team of Ruleville.
Indianola Academy’s Homecoming Queen will be crowned tomorrow night during its Homecoming game against Benton Academy.

Church News October 3, 2019

133rd Church


Saint John Missionary Baptist Church, located at 235 Woodburn Road, Inverness cordially invites you and your church family to their 133rd Church Anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker for this glorious occasion will be their own pastor, Norman Mack.

Men’s Day

Community News October 3, 2019

Library Events

Come and join us for Yoga at the Library every Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Henry Seymour Library, Indianola.

All library programs are free and open to the public.  For more details about these and other programs, please contact Gail Brinston at (662) 887-1672, ext. 108.

Reading and

Math Tutoring

Charles Dunagin: Good ole country music

I’ve been a country music fan for as long as I can remember, having grown up listening to the Grand Ole Opry and what they then called hillbilly music.

One of the favorites on the Serius XM radio in my automobile is “Willie’s Roadhouse” where traditional  country music from the likes of George Jones and Merle Haggard is played.

NCAA has real problems


The clock is running out on the NCAA to find a viable compensation solution for college sports in America.

Over the past several years, colleges, including Mississippi’s two largest in Ole Miss and Mississippi State, have been hit with multiple penalties in pay-for-play scandals.

This will never work


MADISON – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke  has vowed to do the impossible.

“Hell, yes, we’re going to take your AR-15, your AK-47,” he said at the most recent Democratic presidential debate. “We’re not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore.”

Putting fuel tax burden on county could take its toll on all


With the Mississippi lieutenant gubernatorial seat up for grabs in November, candidate Delbert Hosemann is already laying out some initiatives that he hopes to implement once he’s in office.

And at least one of those is getting some added attention from local officials and business owners.



Services for Jimmy Ross Hunt, of Parchman, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ruleville Baptist... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.