The B.B. King Ambassadors Youth Leadership Program participated in Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child. According to Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse, the collected shoeboxes are delivered to needy children around the world.
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The Thanksgiving break always makes it hard to get back into the swing of things as the North Sunflower Academy Rebels found out on the hardwood. Losses to Lee Academy (Arkansas) on the road this past Monday hopefully shook the rust off the teams.
C-Spire customers in the Mississippi Delta may be experiencing faster speeds and better connections these days.
Valerie Morgan, co-director of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” visited the Indianola Lions Club to share fun details about the play as well as a little history of MDAA. Morgan shared what an honor and privilege it is to be able to direct a play that she starred in as a teenager in junior high school.
The Sunflower County Branch #5333 of the NAACP is hosting its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Herman Thigpen Cafeteria on the campus of Mississippi Delta Community College.
Wreaths Across America is still actively raising money for wreaths for fallen soldiers’ graves this year.
While Indianola Chamber Main Street is not handling the drive in Sunflower County, funds can be dropped off at the Chamber office ahead of the December event.
Mid-Delta Arts Association is pleased to announce the upcoming production of the play “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
The play is an adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel set in a small Alabama town during the Great Depression.
100 YEARS AGO,
CITY ELECTIONS; W. M. Lockhart was elected Mayor and the citizens could made no better choice. The Board of Aldermen for the next two years are D. F. Voorhees, J. D. Roe, W. R. French, J. H. Baker and E. A. Tanner.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A 17-year-old Sunflower County youth has died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest that he received from a 9 mm handgun early Sunday morning at a home in the 200 block of Augusta Street.
Caleb Smith, a junior at Indianola Academy, died late Sunday night at a Jackson hospital as a result of his injury.
Join GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi on May 16 at 7 p.m. for A Conversation With GRAMMY® winners, William Ferris and David Evans, on Voices of Mississippi sponsored by Bolivar Medical Center in Cleveland, Miss.
Journey 2019: MacNealy-Gonzales talks living in the Virgin Islands, being affected by two Category 5 hurricanesBy BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,
Brittany MacNealy-Gonzales always wanted to live on the beach.
More specifically, she always wanted to live on an island, but by the time she entered her late twenties, the Inverness native was living in Nashville working for a nonprofit.