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Cops and Robbers October 17, 2019

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.

Blues Challenge winner

Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band from Greenville won the 16th Annual Mississippi Delta Regional Blues Challenge at Club Ebony this past Sunday afternoon.  Keith, who is sometimes called the “Prince of the Delta Blues,” is a Delta State graduate of their Delta Music Institute program.  The Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola will ha

Church News October 17, 2019

Fall Revival

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.

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UAB, Head Coach Bill Clark, finally set free


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.


James Carson

Services for James Carson of Chicago, formerly of Moorhead, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.

Mr. Carson, 68, died Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 in Chicago.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.

JMG Student of the Week

The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Ne’Ari Thomas. The senior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in sports medicine after high school, with a dream job of being a personal trainer. In his spare time, he enjoys video games and joking around. He is pictured (left) with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr.

DSU nursing school ranked

Delta State University’s Robert E. Smith School of Nursing ranks second for the best online RN to BSN programs in Mississippi for the second straight year, according to

Assessment factors include nurse program completions, tuition, and ratio of faculty who are tenured.

Britt speaks to Lions

Lion Weldon Aultman welcomed Cherrie Lynn Britt as the Lions program last week. Britt is Indianola Chamber Main Street president for 2019. She talked about the many projects in the works from Indianola Arts & Eats (Saturday, September 28) to Wreaths Across America (Saturday, December 14) and stressed the importance of shopping local.

Tigers take Homecoming game: Humphreys County no match for Thomas E. Edwards


Defense has lately become a huge part of a winning recipe for the Thomas E. Edwards High Tigers.

Recording their second shutout victory in the past three weeks, last Friday night the Tigers earned a 20-0 Region 3-3A Homecoming victory over Humphreys County High of Belzoni.



The 2019-20 basketball season is well underway for the Indianola Academy Lady Colonels.


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