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JMG Student of the Week

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.






Outstanding Alumnus of the Year

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.

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Erica Boyd: Not bending

By ERICA BOYD COLUMNIST,

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.


Brown & Associates to administer municipal drug court grants

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.



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Sunflower County youth killed in apparent accidental shooting

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

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.



Journey 2019: MacNealy-Gonzales talks living in the Virgin Islands, being affected by two Category 5 hurricanes

By 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.



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Sports

Now 4-3 on the young basketball season, the Gentry High Lady Rams will be hitting the road again... READ MORE

Obituaries

Wina J. “Petey” Mixon was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

Breaking News

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