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A dance enthusiast since the sixth grade, Shea Watkins has spent many years doing what she loves, and now she and her sister Nicole are helping other young girls with their love for creative dance.

The Gentry High School Class of 1988 reunited on the weekend of Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Pictured sitting are Mary Belford, Donnis Thomas and Gail Rogers.

The question many Mississippi State fans had coming out of a 31-10 win over Kansas State was a simple one: How good can quarterback Nick Fitzgerald be for this team after an up-and-down debut in Kansas.

All eight candidates who recently qualified for the upcoming House District 31 special election have been certified.

Lion Roy Stubbs brought two recent guests in to speak to the Indianola Lions Club. The first was Ben Gaston who shared about the Families First Mississippi Program.

With an impressive victory, the Ruleville Central High Tigers have found their way back into the win column.

Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.










Horse show champ

Isabella Howell shows “Dixie” in the Mississippi 4-H State Horse Show after winning Champion Saddle and Gaited Mare. Earlier, she had won and qualified in many different classes at the district show in Tunica, allowing her to represent Sunflower County in the state competition.



Hospital Leadership Award

Lisa Miller, an RN at North Sunflower Medical Center, receives the Hospital Leadership of the Year Award from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency CEO Kevin Stump on July 13 in Jackson. It was part of the fourth annual Spero Awards, which recognize those who help promote organ, eye and tissue donation.



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