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Alberta Thomas Kennedy

Alberta Thomas Kennedy, 86, of Trussville, Alabama, formerly of Indianola, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2019.

She was born in Pine, Louisiana and attended Louisiana State University. A lifelong schoolteacher, she taught fourth and fifth grades at Indianola Academy from 1976 until her retirement in 1990.







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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

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

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.










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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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