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.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the long-awaited Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation Headquarters was held on Thursday in Ruleville. The Ruleville Community House was the host venue for the celebration due to inclement weather and a saturated and soggy construction site.
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I don’t know how many Halloween costumes I’ve had in my life but my favorite was when I was about 10 years old. Spiderman was always my favorite superhero for some reason and Miss Mollie sewed me a Spiderman outfit that made me feel the part.
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U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced the award of $1.2 million in federal disaster assistance to Sunflower County for roadway repairs associated with flood damage earlier this year.
Perhaps all that was needed this season was a driving rain and a wet field.
For last Friday night on their home turf, the now 3-6 North Sunflower Academy Rebels exploded to a 62-24 district victory over Prentiss Christian School, who saw their record fall to an identical 3-6 mark.
Nuts and bolts: Board meeting ends early as mayor, two aldermen dart following screaming match, accusationsBy BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
Monday night's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting ended abruptly and without an official adjournment or recess when Mayor Steve Rosenthal and aldermen Gary Fratesi and Darrell Simpson stood up from their seats and departed the session.
Five committees of Delta Council will meet the morning of Friday, November 22 at the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Entrepreneurial Center in Stoneville at 10 a.m., followed by a keynote address from Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant.
I would like to take this time to urge our community and leaders to support the new Indianola Municipal Drug Court that will be phased in shortly.
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.
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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.
These days, it’s hard to find a large church that does not have a contemporary praise band.
Many, like First United Methodist Church-Indianola have separate services, an early contemporary worship gathering and a traditional one later in the morning.
A pair of events benefiting Mississippi Delta Community College’s Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter and the MDCC Athletic Department will take place over the next two weeks.
The MDCC Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter mixer will be Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Market in Inverness.
Mississippi Delta Community College plans to begin renovation of the Stauffer-Wood Administration Building this fall.
The building, which was set ablaze during an apparent December 14, 2017 arson and burglary, sustained heavy fire damage, particularly on the south side of the building.
The men of Rasberry United Methodist Church will present their first annual Black History Program, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at Rasberry United Methodist Church, 511 Hanna St., in Indianola.
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.
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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Patrons of the Mid-Delta Arts Association are invited to go on an adventure to Texas’s third smallest town, Tuna, and witness some of the most colorful characters you’ve ever seen as the entire population is portrayed by two of the MDAA’s most talented actors.
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Indianola now has 19 new junior firefighters courtesy of the Indianola Fire Department’s Fire Academy for Kids. The children graduated Friday after completing a weeklong camp on fire safety where they were exposed to instructions on basic life saving techniques and the prevention and suppression of fires.
Photo by: Recardo Thomas