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Here are a few highlights from Friday night's semifinal win over Winona, including a huge interception by Brandon Brown and the celebration following the game. 
The Indianola Academy Colonels football team is heading back to Jackson. The 9-4 IA team will play in the state championship game for the fifth consecutive year.
Monday night's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting ended abruptly and without an official adjournment or recess when Mayor Steve Rosenthal and aldermen Gary Fratesi and Darrell Simpson stood up fr
Thomas E. Edwards Sr. High School basketball standout Jacorriah Bracey will be taking her talents to the Southeastern Conference next season as she signed with Ole Miss Wednesday.
The E-T is asking those who are prayerful to stop this week and pray for one of our own, former reporter Jamie Scrivener.


Voices from our future: Festival showed Indianola’s potential

By JERMIYAH WINTERS MERRITT MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESIDENT YOUNG STEPPPERS,

Editor’s Note: Voices From Our Future is a new column open to any school age youth in Sunflower County who would like to express themselves and their opinions in The E-T.

I am a young student at Merritt Middle School. 

I have lived in Indianola my entire life. 







Sesame Street in Communities providing local child trauma resources in Indianola

STONEVILLE, MS – Representatives from Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street, were in the Mississippi Delta recently to provide updated training for Delta Health Alliance employees on how to identify and work with children who have experienced traumatic events through the Sesame Street in Communities program.



Fire prevention

Elise's Place Adult and Childcare Center on Broadmoor Drive conducted a fire prevention program on October 9 for the clients at the facility. The City of Indianola firefighters facilitated the program that dispensed helpful information to the young and the elderly.


The winner is in...

Gentry High School senior Janiyah McClain won a $500 scholarship with her #MDCCHSD Facebook entry for the MDCC High School Day social media contest. Ms. McClain is pictured with (left to right) Gentry High School Principal Willie Bolden, MDCC Associate VP for College Advancement & Public Relations D.




JMG Student of the Week

The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Student of the Week is Janyia Elmore. The senior Indianola native plans to go into the construction industry after graduating, with a dream job in carpentry. Elmore spends spare time being creative and making things with her hands. She is pictured with JMG instructor and Job Specialist Dr.


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Sports

The 2019-20 basketball season is well underway for the Indianola Academy Lady Colonels.

Obituaries

Funeral Services for Arzella Carter Norris will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, preceded by a wake... READ MORE

Breaking News

A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE