Today's Top Stories
Going back into my archives I pulled up a story that had slipped my memory for many years. Someone had sent me an email about a young child traveling with his mother down the interstate. It was raining at a steady pace and the windshield wipers were working great moving the rain away.
Last night around 9 p.m., I walked into my apartment to a stench that made me yell, “Lord!!! What’s that smell?”
My immediate reaction was to spray Febreeze and light candles.
That worked for the moment, but about 10 minutes after I lit the candles and sprayed, the smell reappeared.
In a special call meeting on Monday morning the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted to rescind a previous order to allow Sheriff James Haywood to purchase three new Dodge Pickups in lieu of a new motion to purchase three Dodge Durangos instead.
The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Gentry High Student of the Week is Jakeirra Griffin. The senior Indianola native plans to attend nursing school after graduation, with a dream job of being a registered nurse. In her spare time, she enjoys doing hair for others. She is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
The B.B. King museum released a statement earlier this week stating that the auction of one of King’s Lucille guitars in Las Vegas has nothing to do with the Indianola tourist attraction.
The B.B. King Museum will present a film showing of Amazing Grace, a documentary about an Aretha Franklin gospel performance from 1972 next Thursday (Oct. 10).
The film presents Franklin at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in January 1972.
The event will kickoff at 6 p.m.
New York Times Best Selling author and host of the Eric Mataxas Radio Show was in Jackson this week for a fundraiser to bring awareness to an issue of epidemic proportion — human trafficking.
Just a quick aside here — Charles and I are “groupies” when it comes to Mataxas.
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EDITORIAL NOTES BY J. A. RICHARDSON
Indianola is the busiest and fastest growing town in our state. If you don’t believe it, drop around some day and take a look at our busy streets.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
Writing about the heat, I pretty much feel like one of my idols, the late Johnny Carson, when asked, how hot is it?
It’s so hot that everyone is wearing “sweat” pants! …bah dum bum…I’m here all week folks!