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.
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The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Gentry High School Student of the Week is Le’Quinton D. Davenport. The senior Indianola native looks forward to becoming an entrepreneur after graduation in May, and his dream job is to be his own boss, fixing roads. In his spare time, he enjoys driving.
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.
Indianola police are responding to a recent social media post about an alleged shooting on U.S. 82 over the weekend. However, no call was ever made to report a crime and no victim has come forth.
Now 4-3 on the young basketball season, the Gentry High Lady Rams will be hitting the road again this Saturday.
Mississsippi Delta Community College President Dr. Tyrone Jackson was awarded the 2019 Delta State University Alumnus of the Year Award during DSU’s recent Homecoming game. Jackson is a three-time graduate of Delta State and began his career in higher education at the college.
My freshman year at Delta State University, I took Dr. Elizabeth Sarcone for English. I hated that class.
For three reasons- One, the obvious, it was not an easy class and she graded extremely hard.
She would catch every single tingle wingle mistake. Lol....reason number two, she was obnoxiously sarcastic.
At the November 25 Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting, the city leaders approved a request made by Dr. Adrian Brown (Ph.D) and Municipal Court Judge Kuykendall Horne-Murry to employ Brown & Associates, Inc., to serve as the administrator for the acquired grants associated with the new Indianola Municipal Drug Court.
C-Spire customers in the Mississippi Delta may be experiencing faster speeds and better connections these days.
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.
It all started with a name.
Carol Ann Skelton was browsing Facebook when she saw a familiar surname that caught her eye.
The name was John DeFoore Jr., a profile that showed up on her Facebook feed, recommending the man as someone Skelton might know.
Outgoing Indianola Rotary Club President Grant Phillips passed the gavel of leadership to Second Vice-President Rob Taylor during the Tuesday gathering of Rotarians at Newman Hall.
Phillips thanked the group for their support and acknowledged that it has been a learning experience for him.
From left, Fran Veazey, Laura Chappel Zepponi and Mae Veazey raised $124 dollars at their neighborhood lemonade stand that they chose to donate to the Hough-Dement Animal Shelter.
Another Delta police chief recently announced his resignation. Chief Albert Carter top law enforcement officer for the Inverness police forced announced his plans to leave the position and take on a new role as a Parole Probation Agent 1 at the Delta Correctional Facility in Greenwood.
Dr. Larry Nabors, President of MDCC, Leigh Lovelace, Delta Fit Director, and
Gentry High School Teacher and Jobs for Americas Graduates Specialist Bettye Sims-Hawkins was honored as an outstanding JAG Specialist at the 34th annual National Training Seminar held in Las Vegas July 10 to July 14.
The town of Drew may soon get its first grocery store.
According to District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson she and other community members have put forth a collaborative effort to bring the project to fruition.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Entergy is in the process of trimming trees as part of their effort to enhance electrical service reliability, and some Indianola residents are not happy about the manner in which it’s being done.
Some say they want the electrical service provider to leave their trees alone.