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Wednesday evening’s protest along Cotton Row in Cleveland was both peaceful and emotional.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced his Safe Return guidelines for permanent drivers license stations across the state to reopen on Monday, June 8.
Protests have been flaring up around the country as a direct result of the death of 46-year-old Minnesota resident George Floyd on May 25.
When the COVID-19 outbreak hit, information was everywhere. Some from reliable sources but much was not.
The Mississippi House of Representatives passed a bond bill Monday that has $86 million in funding for capital projects at state universities, $79 million in funding for capital projects involving

Church Events May 21, 2020

Church Anniversary

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, located at 75 Skelton Road, will continue celebrating their 140th-year Church Anniversary at 7 p.m. TONIGHT and TOMORROW, climaxing at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. They are working diligently to insure that it will be a most memorable occasion.

Minister Installation Program





Cops and Robbers May 21, 2020

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Sunday at 7:57 a.m., Daniel Graves, 35, 102 North Davis Circle was arrested and charged with disturbance of family and disorderly conduct--failure to comply with officers after a family member said he was creating a disturbance in their home.

In other calls,




Being a mother is the ultimate career choice

By BY GARY ANDREWS GARY@GADEVOTIONALS.COM,

As we come off celebrating Mother’s Day, ensure that you tell your mother you love her and appreciate everything she has ever done for you.

For those of us that only have memories of our mom, rejoice in the great times you had together on earth and look forward to the time of being reunited with her again in heaven.



The right formula: IA science teacher was quick to adapt to virtual classes

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Naomi Makamson has never enjoyed being recorded.

The Indianola Academy high school science teacher has performed on stage multiple times, but there’s something about appearing on video that has always made her feel uneasy, she told The E-T in an interview this week.


The Delta needs a break

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced this week the first round of road paving projects stemming from the new lottery have been approved.

The contracts awarded this week will have little, if any, effect on the heart of the Delta, which continues to suffer from deteriorating infrastructure.





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