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Indianola police made the following arrests,
Indianola police reported no arrests this week.
In other calls,
On Thursday at 2:57 p.m., a 53-year-old Oak Street man said someone stole his identity in order to receive unemployment funds.
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La.), Tina Smith (D-Minn.), and others calling on federal health agencies to provide Congress with a written plan and timeline about any potential changes to Medicare rules governing telehealth.
District 1 Supervisor Glenn Donald expressed ire on Monday over the way several homeowners are handling their properties in the Eastmoor Subdivision in Moorhead.
He alluded to residents who seemingly lack pride when it comes to the upkeep of their surroundings.
The start of the 2020 football season for Mississippi Delta Community College will get off to a later start than usual, but the Trojans are still set for an eight-game slate in the upcoming season.
For a fifth year, the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area (MDNHA) has awarded more than $200,000 in grants for 12 projects focused on cultural heritage development in communities across the Mississippi Delta.
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S.
The B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center plans to open its doors for the first time since March on July 7.
According to the museum, hours will be limited to Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
The museum will be closed Sunday and Monday of each week for now.
Nita Norphlet-Thompson, Executive Director of the Mississippi Head Start Association (MHSA), knows first-hand the impact thec can have on vital funding for Mississippians. Her knowledge and passion have inspired Head Start in Mississippi to help make sure thousands more Mississippians are counted in the 2020 census.
The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has been awarded an $11,100 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is searching for an escapee from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
Arthur Lestrick, 40, was confirmed missing early Sunday morning from Unit 28, a work camp. He is believed to have left on foot.
The long-ago Lost Cause for which the American Civil War was fought is embedded in Mississippi’s official state flag.
This serves as a constant reminder to many residents that the battle ain’t over, in America. As a quick refresher, the Civil War was fought in this country from April 12, 1861- May 9, 1865.
This is an open letter to Darnella Frazier, the woman who filmed the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, written and read by Dr. Sade Turnipseed at Indianola’s 100 Man March last Thursday. Turnipseed is pictured above reading the letter on the steps of the Sunflower County Courthouse.
A Tennessee woman has been arrested for aiding Arthur Lestrick’s escape from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman this week.
Sunflower County is one of 13 that will soon be under stricter social distancing guidelines.
According to Gov. Tate Reeves, he will sign an executive order that will restrict the number of people gathering indoors in Sunflower County, and 12 other counties, to 10 people, and he will restrict outdoor gatherings to 20 or fewer.
The prospect of a new wellness and physical therapy center is groundbreaking news for the city of Indianola.
The Indianola Police Department announced Thursday that a suspect in the murder of 17-year-old Aquavius Hines is in custody.
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.
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 Thursday “Tune in to Black History” series at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center kicked off on Thursday with the African American Art exhibit featuring art students from Gentry High School.
The purchase of a new fire truck for the town of Inverness took a slight detour on Monday after a request to switch manufacturers was submitted to, voted on and approved by the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors.
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.
On Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors presented the 2020 Mississippi Association of Supervisors County Employee Scholarship to Alexia Brock, a 2020 graduate of Gentry High School. She is pictured left with Board President Riley Rice.
Sunflower County’s lone representative on the Mississippi State Bulldogs football team in 2019 got some stage time in the Music City during Monday’s 38-28 Music City Bowl loss to Louisville. Timbs is pictured (second from end) top left with Mary Eliza McCarly, Mary Madaline, Tim and Phyllis Timbs.
Things worked out better for that Florida kid who was bullied for wearing a make-shift Tennessee Vols T-shirt to school than they did for me and my red corduroy jeans.
Laura Snyder, the fourth grader’s teacher at Altamonte Elementary School in Altamonte Springs, Fla., posted the story on Facebook about the Tennessee-obsessed student.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
Is it time for me to pick up the guitar and sing a few tunes and tell a few jokes on a Facebook Live?
Ok, ok, I know a bit what prison solitary confinement is like and I don’t want to add cruel and unusual punishment to everybody’s sentence!
One could argue that Judge Jeff Weill threw the baby out with the bath water when he decided to throw out all the absentee ballots in former Leflore County Supervisor Wayne Self’s unsuccessful effort to have his defeat in November overturned.
Area law enforcement personnel were updated on the newly-formed Municipal Intervention Court for the city of Indianola during February’s Mid Delta Law Enforcement Coalition Luncheon held at the B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center.
Delta State University Head Baseball Coach Rodney Batts announced that Blayke Dendy has signed to continue his collegiate career with the Statesmen in 2021 on Tuesday, April 21, 2020.
Dendy spent one season playing for Coach Dan Rives at Mississippi Delta Community College in 2019.
Mr. Elvoid Lakes III went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on May 12, 2019.
Mr. Lakes was born and raised in Ruleville and spent most of his adult life in Maryland – primarily Upper Marlboro and Beltsville.
The girls of Girl Scout troop 30105 spent a day in Southaven recently at the Annual G.I.R.L Event sponsored by Auto Zone. “Where they got a chance to dream big and do bigger things,” said Troop Leader Kavarica M. Whitley. She said the girls are go-getters, innovators, risk-takers, and leaders.
Many students have already adapted to distance learning during the shelter-in-place period. Nevaeh Odell, a first grade student at Ruleville Central Elementary is pictured above learning in her home school environment. Odell, 7, is the daughter of Annie Price.