A technology audit by an independent firm revealed that the Sunflower County Consolidated School District is operating with some outdated technology that could place the district in a vulnerable position with hackers.
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Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 7:27 p.m., Kayla Renay Weatherspoon, 19, 347 Crittenden St, Greenville and Ladedra Marsha Bryant, 19, 118 South Sunset Terrace, Jackson were arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said they stole $44 worth of sweaters.
Who doesn’t love a great celebration, and parade?
Floats, familiar faces and waving hands were all a part of the celebration that took place this past Monday.
However, the celebration and parade convey a different emotion than those that took place before it.
Cruger First Apostolic Church, located at 158 Blanchard Street at the corner of Hwy. 49 in Cruger, will host a Fall Revival at 7 p.m. tomorrow and 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Suffragan Bishop Melvin Falkner, pastor of Zion Tabernacle Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Library Membership Drive
Friends of the Henry M. Seymour Library will host its annual Membership Drive from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. TODAY at the Henry M. Seymour Library. The theme is “It’s 5 O’clock Somewhere” so come by and renew your annual membership and have cocktails on us. Hope to see you there!
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The City of Indianola is one step closer to getting its municipal drug court.
Municipal Court Judge Kuykendall Horne-Murry informed the city’s Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night that the project has been awarded nearly $393,000 in Federal grant money that is to be disbursed over the next four years to aid in its operation.
Cade Junkin, a native of Indianola, has recently joined Community Bank’s Indianola office.
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The world seems to be in love with pumpkin spice. It’s in everything from candles to coffee and everything in between. I have no idea why. Maybe it smells good but I can’t smell. Perhaps therein lies the problem. Fair warning, this gets nasty.
There are now only three District 1-1A contests remaining on the North Sunflower Academy Rebels regular season football schedule.
With this important trio of games beginning with a trip to Deer Creek School in Arcola this Friday, the 2-5, 0-1 Rebels will take the field at 7 p.m. against the 4-4, 0-1 Warriors.
One man is dead and police are currently searching for two men in relation to a shooting that took place during the 6 p.m. hour near the intersection of Bates and Walker Streets on Thursday evening.
An unnamed victim was transported to South Sunflower County Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
Chawla Hotels has undergone a rebranding.
Hotelier Suresh Chawla announced this week the formation of his new management company, Delta Lodging Group LLC.
Judging from the names being made public as candidates for the job, the next chancellor at Ole Miss may be a former politician.
One question is how much politics will be involved in the decision to name the new chancellor.
The Gentry High School Class of 1984 recently participated in their first destination class reunion with their 35th-year reunion taking place in Chicago.
I had a friend in college who was an aspiring poet and writer.
He led a hard life before coming to Delta State to major in English.
He took a lot of literature courses, and I always got the impression that his professors were not as sold on his career choice as he was.
The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Gentry High Student of the Week is Jakeirra Griffin. The senior Indianola native plans to attend nursing school after graduation, with a dream job of being a registered nurse. In her spare time, she enjoys doing hair for others. She is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
This week marks the start off fall and with our summer being so hot and dry for the latter part most of our summer landscapes look pretty worn.
Even though the temperatures don't resemble fall, we still have some time before adding fall annuals to the landscape.
A city employee was suspended five days without pay during a special call meeting of the Indianola Board of Aldermen last Wednesday.
Willie McGuire was suspended after an over one-hour long session that seemed to be primarily focused on him.
The path to Glory is straight and narrow, but the road that led to one of Sunflower County’s newest communities in 1919 was anything but.
The twists and turns taken for about 12 miles heading north from Indianola led directly to the name Roundaway.
One man and one woman are in custody, and another man is being sought in relation to a night of violence in Indianola that took the life of 24-year-old Deaubrey Roscoe and left two other people injured and hospitalized.
Shortly before Alabama mounted a historic come-from-behind win against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game last Saturday, another Yellowhammer state team was putting the finishing touches on a conference title of its own.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham defeated Middle Tennessee State 27-25 for the Conference USA title.
A worldwide search for a new executive director for the Sunflower County Economic Development office has culminated in Moorhead. On Monday during a closed executive session with the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors, members of the Sunflower County Economic Development District presented former U.S.
A Greenwood man who allegedly took $8,000 from Humphreys County High School seniors and left them stranded in a parking lot instead of on their class trip was arrested Tuesday by Greenwood police and charged with felony defrauding under false pretenses.
A citywide raid smoked out nearly a dozen alleged drug offenders on Wednesday as law enforcement officials from various agencies across the state teamed up with the Indianola Police Department to take a bite out of crime.
Ruby Busick, 3, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas at Magnolia Marketplace.
Photo: Bryan Davis
Docia England of Greenville has been named the Good Middling Community Service Award Recipient for 2019. Docia will be recognized at the 84th Annual Delta Council Day on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland.
Delta job-seekers are encouraged to be in Cleveland on Saturday, starting at 9 a.m., for a Toyota Mississippi job fair being held at the United Family Life Center at 1101 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Drive.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In 1890, as white politicians across the South cracked down on the black population with Jim Crow laws, Mississippi inserted into its constitution an unusually high bar for getting elected governor or winning any other statewide office.
These days, it’s hard to find a large church that does not have a contemporary praise band.
Many, like First United Methodist Church-Indianola have separate services, an early contemporary worship gathering and a traditional one later in the morning.
A pair of events benefiting Mississippi Delta Community College’s Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter and the MDCC Athletic Department will take place over the next two weeks.
The MDCC Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter mixer will be Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Market in Inverness.
Mississippi Delta Community College plans to begin renovation of the Stauffer-Wood Administration Building this fall.
The building, which was set ablaze during an apparent December 14, 2017 arson and burglary, sustained heavy fire damage, particularly on the south side of the building.
The men of Rasberry United Methodist Church will present their first annual Black History Program, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at Rasberry United Methodist Church, 511 Hanna St., in Indianola.
Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Indianola’s three Democratic candidates for mayor met at Gentry High School last Friday night for a forum sponsored by the Sunflower County NAACP Chapter. Incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal, Mario Robinson and Vivian Jenkins are pictured left to right.
Prayers, motivational videos, games, prizes and inspired biblical encouragement combined with great food and fellowship constitutes a winning combination.
And once again Pastor Guy Burke, First Baptist Church and other community members teamed up to provide that enriching experience for local high school football athletes.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Patrons of the Mid-Delta Arts Association are invited to go on an adventure to Texas’s third smallest town, Tuna, and witness some of the most colorful characters you’ve ever seen as the entire population is portrayed by two of the MDAA’s most talented actors.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Indianola now has 19 new junior firefighters courtesy of the Indianola Fire Department’s Fire Academy for Kids. The children graduated Friday after completing a weeklong camp on fire safety where they were exposed to instructions on basic life saving techniques and the prevention and suppression of fires.
Photo by: Recardo Thomas