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The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Lawmakers at the Capitol have had an extremely busy last two weeks.  After many hours of working in conference committees to finalize the state budget and other bills, legislators completed most r
Rural broadband expansion and K-12 distance learning initiatives will receive almost a fourth of the Coronavirus Relief Fund, under a package appropriated by the Mississippi Legislature.  Mississi
Planters Bank has announced several local moves within its offices. The bank recently announced plans for a new Credit Administration department.
Lillie Baughman has a heart of gold. Just ask anyone who knows the 13-year-old Indianola Academy student.

Parchman inmate escapes

The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Arthur Lestrick, 40, was confirmed missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, a work camp. He is believed to have left on foot.








Lions install new officers, Washington becomes president

2020-2021 Indianola Lions Club Officers and Directors were installed on Wednesday, June 24,2020.  Pictured above in front are Malone Phillips, 3rd VP; Barry Cassidy, 2nd VP; Fred Washington, President; Drew McDowell, Treasurer; Mike Columbus, past District Governor; back l-r Billy Betts, Lion Tamer; Charles David, Director; Buster Holloway, Dir







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The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a... READ MORE

Obituaries

Graveside services for George “Rusty” Barrow of Sunflower will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at East Road... READ MORE

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Sunflower County Consolidated Schools Superintendent talks about the closure of schools during the... READ MORE