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This story was changed to reflect the name of the second inmate who had previously not been identified. 
Photos by Dominick Bellipanni Martin Luther King Jr. was the epitome of nonviolence.
Another inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman was found deceased over the weekend in an apparent suicide.
The number of colleges and universities nationwide that confront student food insecurity continues to rise.
Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer paid a special visit to Indianola last Friday. Hyer made her appearance at Planters Bank’s Catchings Ave.

Cops and Robbers December 26, 2019

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Saturday at 3:11 a.m., Darnecia Danielle Hodges, 24, 900 Fountain St., was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace and resisting arrest after officers were called to the 100 block of Birdsong Street about property removal, a 2002 Chevrolet Impala is listed on the report.

Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation to assist cancer patients, families with Christmas dinner

The Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation will be assisting 20 recently diagnosed cancer patients and their families with a Christmas dinner this holiday season.

The dinner will feed up to six people per household and will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis.



Services for Johnnie B. Jones Sr. of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pleasant Green... READ MORE

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