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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.


Voices from our future: Festival showed Indianola’s potential

By JERMIYAH WINTERS MERRITT MIDDLE SCHOOL PRESIDENT YOUNG STEPPPERS,

Editor’s Note: Voices From Our Future is a new column open to any school age youth in Sunflower County who would like to express themselves and their opinions in The E-T.

I am a young student at Merritt Middle School. 

I have lived in Indianola my entire life. 





Rotary welcomes Turner

The Indianola Rotary Club welcomed Rev. Adoris Turner to the club this week, as he delivered his official classification talk on his background and on what he expects from joining the club. He is pictured with 2019 Rotary President Giulianna Gray.

Bryan Davis


Gentry JMG visits UM

The Gentry High School Jobs For Mississippi Graduates Career Association visited the University of Mississippi and the McLean Institute For Public Service and Community Engagement. Students had a firsthand look at CEED Program. “Catalyzing Entrepreneurship and Economic Development.”

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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.

Obituaries

Funeral Services for Arzella Carter Norris will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, preceded by a wake... READ MORE

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