On a page captioned “Life & Arts” in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal were the profiles of 10 women sharing individual experiences and opinions on forging new paths in middle age. They hailed from the Northeast, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Canada and the Midwest.
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The B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center will receive a boost for its education programs.
According to a release this week, the museum will receive a $21,000 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission that will go toward its growing list of education programs.
Bologna Performing Arts Center Director Laura Howell spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week about the venue’s 25th season lineup, which includes Grammy award winning Jason Isbell, Kansas, Kool and the Gang, The Carol King Story, An Acoustic Evening with Mark Chesnutt and Joe Diffie and more.
Lately there seems to be an uptick in attendance and participation at events around Indianola.
Hundreds of people have come out to events this summer like the Juneteenth Festival, which was held in mid-June and the revamped farmer’s market.
We don’t live in America the Beautiful anymore. Now we dwell in America the Sleepless.
Americans report getting an average of 6.8 hours of sleep per night, according to a 2013 Gallup survey. In 1942, the average was 7.9 hours, and World War II was raging. On the other hand, there was no television in 1942.
Indianola police made the following calls:
On July 16 at 4:20 p.m. an officer was dispatched to Hibbett Sports in reference to a shoplifting report where a store employee reported that $570 in merchandise had been taken by unknown suspects.
100 YEARS AGO,
LOCAL AND PERSONAL; Forrest G. Cooper, lawyer, attended Federal Court in Clarksdale this week. Mr. and Mrs. Billy Duncan of Inverness were Indianola visitors this week.