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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Lillian Frances “Fannie” Brumfield Elliott, 84, an almost lifelong resident of Oxford, died on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at her home.
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.
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.
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
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.
As the country prepares to honor its military service veterans this Monday, we should be mindful that those who served this country did so in a variety of capacities.
STONEVILLE, MS – Representatives from Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street, were in the Mississippi Delta recently to provide updated training for Delta Health Alliance employees on how to identify and work with children who have experienced traumatic events through the Sesame Street in Communities program.
The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Student of the Week is Janyia Elmore. The senior Indianola native plans to go into the construction industry after graduating, with a dream job in carpentry. Elmore spends spare time being creative and making things with her hands. She is pictured with JMG instructor and Job Specialist Dr.
Indianola Academy students recently expressed their faith during the school’s annual Bring Your Bible to School Day. Pictured above are a host of IA students holding their personal Bibles.
Photo: Recardo Thomas
Indianola police made the following arrests,
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.
The Indianola police department is soliciting the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old girl.
Andrea Davis has been missing from her Indianola home since March 10 and reportedly may have left the state.
Photo by Charlie Smith
The Enterprise-Tocsin has announced the hiring of its new publisher.
Yazoo City native Bryan Davis took over the Indianola publication this month, after former publisher Charlie Smith left to lead the paper in Columbia, Miss.
Mississippi Valley State University has its new leader, and it is a familiar face.
The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced Dr. Jerryl Briggs will officially take the helm of the university moving forward.
The Gentry High School Class of 1982 recently celebrated 35 years since graduation with a reunion.
Indianola physician Katherine Fokakis Patterson has been elected president of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP).
Patterson was elected to the post at the group’s annual meeting in July, according to a release by the group.
The 2017 Homecoming court for Coahoma Community College is set and two Gentry High graduates have been selected as part of the royal court. First-year college students Steve Hayes and Ja’Miyah Harris have been elected Mr. and Miss Freshman. And a third graduate, Willecia Hinton was elected Freshman Class President.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves has been elected twice by the state of Mississippi, and both times the Republican has appointed Willie Simmons D-Cleveland to chair the Senate Transportation Committee.
The Brindley Theater’s production of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will debut March 1. Tickets for the week of performances are on sale at The Crown. Photo by: Recardo Thomas