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55 Years of Freedom: Death of Emmett Till set stage for Freedom Summer

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

Editor’s Note: This is Part 3 of a series The E-T has compiled commemorating 55 years since Freedom Summer 1964. Freedom Summer represented a turning point in the Civil Rights Movement and many of the battles fought for equality were waged right here in Sunflower County.








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Murder suspect in Custody

By STAFF REPORTS,

An Indianola man wanted in connection with a Wednesday evening shooting that resulted in the death of one man and the hospitalization of another is now in police custody.

Shortly after noon on Monday, Chief Edrick Hall said Stephon Snipes 20, 200 Maybelle Street, turned himself in to law enforcement officers.





Women of Influence: Miskia Davis

Miskia Davis is entering her third year as head of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District. In just a short time, the Montgomery County native and Drew transplant has made headway with the district’s elementary students, with an over 90 percent pass rate on this year’s third grade gate test.






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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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What is faith?

By RICKEY LAWSON FOR THE E-T,

Faith is not about what you can do, faith is about what you believe God has already done for you!

Take Abraham for example. In Genesis 22:1-13, Abraham was instructed by God to take his only son to the region of Moriah.

He was then instructed to sacrifice his son on a mountain that God was going to show him. Let's pause here…



Cops and Robbers May 23, 2019

Indianola police made for following arrests,

On Sunday at 2:25 p.m., Sherbert Brown, 33, 180 Dean Drive, Louisville, Mississippi/107 McPherson Lane, Lot 15, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said she stole $55 worth of items.




Ruby Rodgers

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for Ruby Rodgers of Moorhead will be at 12 noon Saturday at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead.

Ms. Rodgers, 64, died Friday, Mar. 8, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Markham Cemetery, Moorhead.





Church News November 15, 2018

Pre-Anniversary Service

New Beginning Ministry will have its 3rd Year Pre-Anniversary Service for Pastor Magnolia Hollins at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at 214 Front Street, Suite A. Pastor Harvey Green of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church east of Moorhead will be the guest speaker.

 

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