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Back in the early 1990s, the oldies musical groups began to make a resurgence.

Let’s face it. The best era of music in world history probably falls between 1950 and 1975.

Pictured from left is the 2018 Gentry homecoming court, Belize Reed, Miss Senior; Jaleciah Parker, Miss Sophomore; Cristian Young, First Attendant, Mr. Gentry; Natoyria Simmons, First Attendant, Miss Gentry; Keyjuan Meeks, Mr.

“Look, listen, learn, be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” is the premise associated with the 2018 National Fire Prevention Week, which is customarily held during the week when Oct. 9 falls.

Last October, I was just two months on the job in Indianola, so I was enjoying a lot of my “firsts” in the community.

One thing that I greatly enjoyed was Community Bank’s Taste of Indianola event.

It is now a fact, for the sixth consecutive season the Indianola Academy Colonels are district champions.

With the Gentry High School homecoming parade a day away, the City of Indianola took matters into their own hands on Thursday morning and demolished the canopy connected to two adjudicated Main Street Buildings.








State has 1st West Nile Virus death

The Mississippi Department of Health said Monday that a Grenada County resident is the first West Nile virus death in the state for 2017. It reported nine new cases in the last week, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. Sunflower County has not had a case this year. Forrest and Hinds counties lead the state with four each.




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.





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