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Jimmy L. Douglas

Services for Jimmy L. Douglas of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.

Mr. Douglas, 74, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at South Sunflower County Hospital.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.


Milvin Dixon Sr.

Services for Melvin Dixon Sr. of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Dixon, 53, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.


Otis Tommy Stanford

Services for Otis Tommy Stanford of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Sunflower, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Redmon Funeral Home Chapel.

Mr. Stanford, 41, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 in Tampa.

A private burial will follow the service.


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JMG Student of the Week

The Gentry Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Colee Anthony. The junior Indianola native  plans to pursue a career in criminal justice with a dream job of becoming a lawyer. Anthony likes to travel in his spare time. He is pictured with JMB Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.

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Judge speaks to Lions

Lion David Jenkins brought Kuykendall Horne Murry, municipal court judge for Ruleville, Sunflower, Moorhead, Inverness and Indianola, to speak to the Lions this past Wednesday.  Horne Murry shared how God is using her to help individuals transition into a path of right choices.

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Pray for Jamie

The E-T is asking those who are prayerful to stop this week and pray for one of our own, former reporter Jamie Scrivener.

A couple of weeks ago, as Jamie was celebrating her 30th birthday, she went into the hospital at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, thinking she was having asthma issues.





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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UAB, Head Coach Bill Clark, finally set free

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

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.










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Candidates meet in public forum

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.


Church encourages athletes to ‘pursue God’

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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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Sports

The 2019-20 basketball season is well underway for the Indianola Academy Lady Colonels.

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