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Rev. Otis Anthony II was sworn in this week as the representative for House District 31. Anthony’s family and friends were present during the ceremony, which was officiated by Speaker of the House Phillip Gunn.

This coming March, my wife Callie and I will celebrate seven years of marriage.

Two weeks ago, we completed our sixth move in those seven years.

I sure hope this one is the last.

Kendall Glenda Causey             Caroline Louis Parker             Coursey Lynn Pitts

It’s been just over a year since an apparent thief or thieves caused the death of a Holly Ridge farm worker who was preparing to go visit his mother out of state and although the case is still under investigation, no arrests have been made.

Seniors Belize Reed (No. 32) and Mercedes Hayes (No. 25) go for a rebound during last week’s action against Greenville.

Bryan Davis

That most important time of the basketball season has now arrived.

City Engineer Ron Cassada came before the Indianola Board of Aldermen on Monday night to get approval to apply on behalf of the city for a portion of the $250 million that the Mississippi Legislature allocated to fund bridge projects across the...

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.