The topic of keys unlocked a debate between Sheriff James Haywood and District 1 Supervisor Glenn Donald on Tuesday during the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ meeting.
Most Read News Articles
Booneville held tight for about one period during Monday night’s first-round basketball playoffs action, facing the Lady Tigers at Thomas E. Edwards Senior High. But they could not shut star player and future Ole Miss player Jacorriah Bracey down, allowing her to score 43 points, 12 rebounds, 1 steal and 8 assists.
The Mississippi Economic Council made Indianola one of its stops on its tour this year, visiting the Indianola Rotary Club this week to discuss a host of issues facing the state, detailed more in the publisher’s column on page 4. Pictured below is MEC President & CEO Scott Waller. To the right are Beth Kitchings, Rotary President Rev.
On Saturday, February 15, 2020, the B.B. King Ambassador Leadership Program met with representatives from Hope Credit Union to learn about the importance of establishing a good credit score, paying yourself first and being financially responsible.
Indianola Lodge No. 450, F. & A. M. will open their doors and invite the public to help mark the 120th anniversary of being chartered by the Grand Lodge of Mississippi, this Saturday, February 22, 2020.
The Lodge will host an open house, starting with a come-and-go sausage & biscuit breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Continuing to dodge the rain, the Indianola Academy Colonels baseball team was able to open their new season Monday night by splitting a double header.
In this twin-bill played at Kirk Academy in Grenada, the Colonels rebounded from a 6-5 first game loss with a 12-6 weather shortened victory over the Raiders in the nightcap.
The investigation into the December death of 28-year-old Travis Shaw of Indianola is still ongoing and as of Friday two more arrests have been made in his homicide.
Ten years ago Ben Van Cleve crushed the first-ever home run at Indianola’s Chism Park.
The road since traveled has now taken the former Indianola Academy star to the pinnacle level of college baseball while playing the game for the Ole Miss Rebels.
The Thomas E. Edwards Senior High Tigers led for most of the game during their first round home game against visiting Nettleton High School, but a late rally in the fourth period ended the Tiger season with a final of 82-78. In the photo, Phabian Carter leaps into the air for a shot during Tuesday night’s contest.
Veteran ’90s chart-toppers Mark Chesnutt and Joe Diffie are set to play their hits, and maybe even a few covers, in an intimate, acoustic style performance live in concert Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 PM at the Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) at Delta State University.
The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Jordan Bryant. The senior Indianola native is currently undecided about a career choice. In his spare time he enjoys playing basketball. He is pictued with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Michael Beckworth Jr. The senior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in law and justice upon graduating. In his spare time he enjoys writing poetry. He is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
The B. B. King Bridge Building Youth Leadership Ambassador Program met on Saturday, January 25, 2020 and received valuable information on how the city of Indianola is governed, how monies are received for infrastructure, and other budgetary items from Mayor Rosenthal. Mrs. Rosenthal discussed the importance of volunteerism.
Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church Mission Ministry cordially invites you to worship with them as they celebrate First Responders Appreciation Day at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Services for Georgia Mae Hibbler of Bedford Heights, Ohio will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, Indianola.
Ms. Hibbler, 70, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
Former Indianola Academy star baseball player Ben Van Cleve will be making his SEC debut today.
The prospect of a new wellness and physical therapy center is groundbreaking news for the city of Indianola.
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.
The Indianola Police Department announced Thursday that a suspect in the murder of 17-year-old Aquavius Hines is in custody.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
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 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.
Die-hard Mississippi State football fans who basked in the forced resignation of Hugh Freeze in the summer of 2017 and in the NCAA’s subsequent destruction of the Ole Miss football program hopefully have come to understand that such outcomes are not good for either side of that rivalry, nor the state as a whole.
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.
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.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
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
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.
Photo by: Recardo Thomas