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Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
A war zone is a war zone. Both soldiers and civilian contractors put their lives on the line everyday overseas in the fight for America’s freedoms.
Three consecutive one point games and their season is off to a 2-1, 1-0 start.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods.
For Inverness resident Luciel Sibley, Tuesday’s Primary election provided an extra bonus.







Cops and Robbers August 1, 2019

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Sunday at 4:57 a.m., Asilree Alexander, 48, 217 Roosevelt St., was arrested and charged with burglary after officers were called to the Brother's Discount liquor store where a 59-year-old Stonewall Street man said Alexander stole $112 worth of vodka.



Births: Macey Lee Harris

Justin and April Harris of Indianola are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Macey Lee, on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She weighed 4 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18½ inches long. She joins her big sisters, 12-year-old Laura Beth and 7-year-old Anna.





Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dr. Leslie Matthews

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

Our paper was presented a large white fleecy boll of cotton this week by Mrs. Shaw who lives just North of town. She is generally known as “Aunt Patty” and is a progressive farmer. She manages her farm in its entirety and when Aunt Patty cracks the whip, everything in the place must move


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Sports

The 2019 high school football season is fast approaching, which means it is jamboree time for all... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Johnnie “Blue” Smith of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Baptist... READ MORE

Breaking News

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