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Journey 2020: Shantilla Nash has knack for creating exciting new designs

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

If you are ever looking for something that is simply unique, then you should probably look no further than Shantilla Nash.

We all know that Indianola and Sunflower County are loaded with talented people of all sorts, and Nash’s name definitely needs to be on that list.








Dr. John F. Lucas Jr.

Dr. John F. Lucas Jr. passed peacefully into heaven on Friday, May 29, 2020 with his family at his side.  John Fair, as he was known to his family and friends, was born to Lela Annette "Puddin" Lucas and Dr. John F. Lucas Sr. in Greenville on Sept.



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Job fair a good case study

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

There’s a lot to be said about the dwindling population in the Mississippi Delta.

That trend continues to negatively affect the region’s healthcare, education and economic development.

It’s difficult recruiting jobs to a region that is losing its labor pool more and more year-after-year.

But there is good news.





Loved ones remember young woman shot and killed last Friday

By JYESHA JOHNSON MULTIMEDIA COORDINATOR,

On Friday, April 10, Alberta Garner’s life was cut short just before dawn after shots rang out on Garrard Avenue in Indianola.

Gardner is the city’s second female victim of gunfire this year, and according to police reports, she is likely the second innocent bystander to be killed in Indianola since March.


Healthy State, Ole Miss football programs good for everybody

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

Die-hard Mississippi State football fans who basked in the forced resignation of Hugh Freeze in the summer of 2017 and in the NCAA’s subsequent destruction of the Ole Miss football program hopefully have come to understand that such outcomes are not good for either side of that rivalry, nor the state as a whole.





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New face at Delta Council

Mike Philpot, seen here at Wednesday’s Indianola Lions Club gathering with Lion Shelia Waldrup, is the newest staffer at Delta Council. He spoke about his hopes to grow the Delta region with Delta Strong, an industrial recruiting effort, as the lead resource.






Gentry Class of 1988 reunites

The Gentry High School Class of 1988 reunited on the weekend of Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Pictured sitting are Mary Belford, Donnis Thomas and Gail Rogers. In the first row are Lisa Raymond, Mary Sibley, Evie Martin, Chandra Jackson, Cynthia Nelson and Carol Cameron. In the second row are Marcus Buckner, Deborah Cole, Adriann Steen-Brown, Mrs.






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Sports

Basketball practice has already started for some at North Sunflower Academy.

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Obituaries

Graveside services for Jack Vance Jr., 84, of Chicago, formerly of Indianola will be at 12 noon... READ MORE

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