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Cindy Baird has been one of Indianola’s most influential women for decades.
Bettey Sims-Hawkins has been a long time proponent of education for local youth. Today, she serves has head of the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates program.
Katie Patterson came to Indianola as a medical student, and when she fell in love with the town and community, she retured to work full time.
Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964.
Mississippi is well known nationally for its generous incentives when it comes to recruiting businesses to the state.



More details on “Project Bright” come to light

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

An economic development announcement is expected within the next week that could bring a new company and jobs to Sunflower County.

Details are still being kept confidential, but it is apparent from this week’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors that the company will occupy a portion of the Monsanto building in Indianola.











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