The topic of keys unlocked a debate between Sheriff James Haywood and District 1 Supervisor Glenn Donald on Tuesday during the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.
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Booneville held tight for about one period during Monday night’s first-round basketball playoffs action, facing the Lady Tigers at Thomas E. Edwards Senior High. But they could not shut star player and future Ole Miss player Jacorriah Bracey down, allowing her to score 43 points, 12 rebounds, 1 steal and 8 assists.
The Mississippi Economic Council made Indianola one of its stops on its tour this year, visiting the Indianola Rotary Club this week to discuss a host of issues facing the state, detailed more in the publisher’s column on page 4. Pictured below is MEC President & CEO Scott Waller. To the right are Beth Kitchings, Rotary President Rev.
Indianola Lodge No. 450, F. & A. M. will open their doors and invite the public to help mark the 120th anniversary of being chartered by the Grand Lodge of Mississippi, this Saturday, February 22, 2020.
The Lodge will host an open house, starting with a come-and-go sausage & biscuit breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
On Saturday, February 15, 2020, the B.B. King Ambassador Leadership Program met with representatives from Hope Credit Union to learn about the importance of establishing a good credit score, paying yourself first and being financially responsible.
Continuing to dodge the rain, the Indianola Academy Colonels baseball team was able to open their new season Monday night by splitting a double header.
In this twin-bill played at Kirk Academy in Grenada, the Colonels rebounded from a 6-5 first game loss with a 12-6 weather shortened victory over the Raiders in the nightcap.
Ten years ago Ben Van Cleve crushed the first-ever home run at Indianola’s Chism Park.
The road since traveled has now taken the former Indianola Academy star to the pinnacle level of college baseball while playing the game for the Ole Miss Rebels.
The investigation into the December death of 28-year-old Travis Shaw of Indianola is still ongoing and as of Friday two more arrests have been made in his homicide.
The Thomas E. Edwards Senior High Tigers led for most of the game during their first round home game against visiting Nettleton High School, but a late rally in the fourth period ended the Tiger season with a final of 82-78. In the photo, Phabian Carter leaps into the air for a shot during Tuesday night’s contest.
The South Carolina company that plans to close this year on the Indianola-based Double Quick convenience store chain has been on a torrid growth trajectory since February of last year.
Newly-inaugurated Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced in his first State of the State address on Monday the most radical change in the Mississippi Department of Corrections under his short tenure.
He has ordered MDOC to prepare to close the notorious Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Jeremy Jack of Belzoni spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week about the latest in agricutlural technology. Jack is the owner of Silent Shade Planting Co. Jack, pictured left, was the guest of Rotarian Jim Robertson (right).
Photo: Bryan Davis
Note: The following is a release from Entergy
Qualified Entergy Mississippi customers can receive free tax preparation and have a chance to win money at Entergy’s Super Tax Day event held Saturday, February 1 at Gentry High School in Indianola from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Mississippi Delta Community College’s Board of Trustees voted on Thursday to allow the college to begin offering academic courses at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Indianola is one of over 40 communities to recently receive 5-G level Internet speeds, according to C-Spire.
The Sunflower Rural Health Clinic in Ruleville has been named one of the top rural health clinics in the nation.
North Sunflower Medical Center’s Sunflower Rural Health Clinic received a Lilypad award, according to a release by NSMC this week.
The prospect of a new wellness and physical therapy center is groundbreaking news for the city of Indianola.
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.
The Indianola Police Department announced Thursday that a suspect in the murder of 17-year-old Aquavius Hines is in custody.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
I’ve only been to Parchman in uniform. Back in the 1970s our Little League baseball division consisted of Isola, Inverness, Moorhead, Sunflower and Parchman.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 2018 Good Friday service held at Mount Beulah Baptist Church brought together another great collection of speakers as each briefly touched upon the last seven sayings of Christ from the cross.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Entergy is in the process of trimming trees as part of their effort to enhance electrical service reliability, and some Indianola residents are not happy about the manner in which it’s being done.
Some say they want the electrical service provider to leave their trees alone.
The Henry M. Seymour Public Library has received a new digital microfilm machine that will allow researchers to explore countless documents and newspaper records through a computer.
A group of citizens concerned about the dwindling conditions and resources in Drew recently met with Congressman Bennie Thompson for a conversation to discuss ways to reinvigorate their beloved community and ensure its future growth.
Runners of all ages were able to participate in the 5K Race to Wellness and one-mile fun run this past Saturday. Cashion Doolittle keeps his pace, Lonnie Smith, of Greenville, comes in at first place in the race. All, even those who did not run or run as far as the rest, enjoyed it.
Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Voters from around the world made their voices heard this week.
USA Today revealed that Indianola’s B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center was voted Mississippi’s best attraction in its readers’ choice poll.
Voting took place over a couple of weeks, ending last Monday at noon.
On Sunday, church congregations across Indianola will gather for the community-wide Thanksgiving Service beginning at 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 202 Catchings St., across from the post office.
BILOXI — The E-T won nine first-place awards — far more than any year in the past decade — in the Mississippi Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Staff Reporter Recardo Thomas led the way with five firsts, including in key writing categories like best investigative story and planned series.