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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.
The Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $16 million to provide broadband service in unserved and underserved rural areas in Mississippi.
A man convicted nearly 30 years ago of robbing a bank employee has died while serving a life sentence.
Owen Nelson, an inmate at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman, died Sunday afternoon at Allegiance Specialty Hospital of Greenville. He was 57.
Today, Governor Tate Reeves and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) launched the MEMA COVID-19 Emergency Relief Program to help relieve the financial burdens on counties and municipalities caused by this unprecedented pandemic.
Graveside services for Elnora Fairley of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pine Ridge Memorial Gardens, Moorhead with the Rev. Herman Cole officiating.
Ms. Fairley, 70, died Tuesday, June 16, 2020.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, Indianola which is in charge of arrangements.
Lion Malone Phillips recently spoke to the Indianola Lions Club about his unexpected kidney transplant experience. Lion Malone shared many examples of God’s hand protecting him and his family and guiding them along this transplant journey. We are thankful for Lion Malone’s remarkable recovery and are proud to call him a Lion.
There will be free COVID-19 testing in Moorhead this week.
Delta Health Center has announced that testing will take place at the intersection of North Delta and West Washington next to the Moorhead Visitor’s Center & Yellow Dog Walking Trail on Wednesday and Thursday.
2020-2021 Indianola Lions Club Officers and Directors were installed on Wednesday, June 24,2020. Pictured above in front are Malone Phillips, 3rd VP; Barry Cassidy, 2nd VP; Fred Washington, President; Drew McDowell, Treasurer; Mike Columbus, past District Governor; back l-r Billy Betts, Lion Tamer; Charles David, Director; Buster Holloway, Dir
Former District 13 state senator and current Central District Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons honored this week
Former District 13 state senator and current Central District Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons, (2nd from left), Mississippi’s first African American elected to the position, was honored on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with presentation of Senate Concurrent Resolution 525 honoring his contributions to the state, the country and his fellow
For the first two-plus months of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sunflower County managed to hold its number of positive cases in check.
That has all changed over the past two weeks, as the county’s numbers have seen a spike that is concerning local health officials.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to four crashes over the Fourth of July weekend that resulted in fatalities.
There were a total of 137 crashes responded to by MPH over the holiday enforcement period, with four fatalities and 43 injuries statewide.
The Sunflower County Consolidated School Distict will hold a virtual zoom community meeting on its fall re-opening plan on Thursday, July 16, 6 p.m.
Stakeholders will hear about the plans that the district has been making over the last few months in preparation for the 2020-2021 school year.
100 YEARS AGO,
EDITORIAL BY J.A. RICHARDSON: The general good feeling of brotherly spirit in Indianola is the chief reason we have such a good town. The teamwork we have is the envy of all our neighbors.
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.
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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.