Katherine Cartwright McCarty, 87, of Sunflower, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. After months of failing health, Katherine “Kaki” McCarty died peacefully at her home surrounded by family.
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Harrel Burnon Potter passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at home, after a long illness.
Katie Windham Rhodes, 92, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Avanti Memory Care in Covington, La.
A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected shooter is still at large. Indianola police are asking the public's help in locating 23-year-old Leradric (Co-Co) Gardner, whose last known address is 132 Aquarius Circle.
A technology audit by an independent firm revealed that the Sunflower County Consolidated School District is operating with some outdated technology that could place the district in a vulnerable position with hackers.
On Tuesday, October 15, The Mississippi Bar held the 91st Annual Memorial Service before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the Chambers of the Supreme Court building in Jackson. Family and friends gathered for the memorializing of attorneys and judges including Indianola attorney Carver A. Randle.
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.
Who doesn’t love a great celebration, and parade?
Floats, familiar faces and waving hands were all a part of the celebration that took place this past Monday.
However, the celebration and parade convey a different emotion than those that took place before it.
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
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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.
The Sunflower County Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement returned to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of Freedom Summer in Sunflower County, Mississippi on October 3-4, 2019. They visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum which celebrates the Civil Rights Movement that they came to play a part.
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.
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.
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 worldwide search for a new executive director for the Sunflower County Economic Development office has culminated in Moorhead. On Monday during a closed executive session with the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors, members of the Sunflower County Economic Development District presented former U.S.
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.
A citywide raid smoked out nearly a dozen alleged drug offenders on Wednesday as law enforcement officials from various agencies across the state teamed up with the Indianola Police Department to take a bite out of crime.
Ruby Busick, 3, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas at Magnolia Marketplace.
Photo: Bryan Davis
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.
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.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In 1890, as white politicians across the South cracked down on the black population with Jim Crow laws, Mississippi inserted into its constitution an unusually high bar for getting elected governor or winning any other statewide office.
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.
Ross Ministries School of Discipleship’s Youth Class recently received certificates and gift bags for recognition of perfect attendance in their one-year Bible course. Pictured holding their awards are Darrius Alexander Ross and La’Darrius Josiah Green.
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.
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 RegisteredNursing.org.
Assessment factors include nurse program completions, tuition, and ratio of faculty who are tenured.
Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Michael Heindl (left) and Board of Trustees Chairman, Dr. Adam Pugh congratulate Dr. Tonyalle Rush on her promotion to associate vice president of Student Services and Enrollment Management. Rush was introduced to the board during their regular monthly meeting Oct. 17.
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.
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.
Maria “Mary” Maass Sumerall, 93, wife of the late Col. Randolph Miller Sumerall, died August 27, 2019 at her home in the Mt. Carmel Community, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas.
Robert Clyde Webb, affectionately known as Bobby, 88, of Indianola, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 at Indianola Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center.
During my adolescent years my family lived in a small-to-medium sized town.
It was a great place to be raised in and it was in a place where children played in their yards, rode their bicycles alongside of the sidewalks, and visited all the children in the neighborhood.