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Inverness Lodge welcomes new Masons

T.J. Catchings Lodge No. 394 in Inverness recently raised Brother Christopher John Potter to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason, in a ceremony conducted by the Mississippi Masonic Confederate Degree Team. In attendance were Masons from across the Delta, along with special guests from Beulah Lodge No. 578, Mt. Vernon, Indiana.





Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: A whirlwind of a a marriage

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO, AUGUST 1919

The first bale of cotton for the 1919-1920 season was raised by W. S. Armstrong and C. S, Thomas of Sunflower. The bale weighed 500 pounds and was shipped to Greenwood, this being their first bale received this season. The cotton was ginned by the Sunflower Gin which is owned by the Berryhill brothers.


First day at NSA

The first day of school is passed, and it’s an exciting new year for the kids at North Sunflower Academy. Pictured here is elementary student Ava Stewart playing on the playground on the first day.

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Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Dr. Leslie Matthews

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

AUGUST 1919

Our paper was presented a large white fleecy boll of cotton this week by Mrs. Shaw who lives just North of town. She is generally known as “Aunt Patty” and is a progressive farmer. She manages her farm in its entirety and when Aunt Patty cracks the whip, everything in the place must move


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UAB, Head Coach Bill Clark, finally set free

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

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.








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Dallas speaks to Rotary

David Dallas, CEO of The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club about his work and territory that reaches from Tunica to Yazoo City, with multiple locations in between. Dallas said that there is still a goal of having a Boys & Girls Club in Indianola.










All hope is not lost : Hurricane Michael victims get taste of Indianola’s kindness after storm

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Lost Pizza Co. owners Preston Lott and Brooks Roberts live less than an hour from Panama City Beach, Fla., a place left ravaged by the category 4 Hurricane Michael last week.

They made the trip back to the Delta to wait out the storm, which would eventually veer east from their homes in Santa Rosa Beach.


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Sports

The 2019 high school football season is fast approaching, which means it is jamboree time for all... READ MORE

Obituaries

Services for Johnnie “Blue” Smith of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Baptist... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.