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The winner is in...

Gentry High School senior Janiyah McClain won a $500 scholarship with her #MDCCHSD Facebook entry for the MDCC High School Day social media contest. Ms. McClain is pictured with (left to right) Gentry High School Principal Willie Bolden, MDCC Associate VP for College Advancement & Public Relations D.


Girl Scouts Adopt-a-Highway

Girl Scout troops 30105 and 30123 comprised of girls not only from Indianola, but from Greenville and Cleveland as well, partnered with Mic Magazine on litter prevention in an effort to continue to keep designated areas of the community clean through the Adopt-a-Highway program.


Shootings have to stop

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

The Delta may not be the Wild West, but it certainly has been giving that historically violent era of American history a run for its money lately.

Violent shootings are nothing new to the area, but it seems like the notion of solving every dispute with a gun has become more commonplace in the recent past.





Fire prevention

Elise's Place Adult and Childcare Center on Broadmoor Drive conducted a fire prevention program on October 9 for the clients at the facility. The City of Indianola firefighters facilitated the program that dispensed helpful information to the young and the elderly.





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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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Candidates meet in public forum

Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Indianola’s three Democratic candidates for mayor met at Gentry High School last Friday night for a forum sponsored by the Sunflower County NAACP Chapter. Incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal, Mario Robinson and Vivian Jenkins are pictured left to right.


Church encourages athletes to ‘pursue God’

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Prayers, motivational videos, games, prizes and inspired biblical encouragement combined with great food and fellowship constitutes a winning combination.
And once again Pastor Guy Burke, First Baptist Church and other community members teamed up to provide that enriching experience for local high school football athletes.






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Sports

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

Obituaries

Funeral Services for Arzella Carter Norris will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, preceded by a wake... READ MORE

Breaking News

A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE