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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.
School hours are spent getting the education needed to be successful in life. On the basketball court, North Sunflower coaches are working hard to educate as well. From junior high to high school, both the boys’ and girls’ teams are young and inexperienced.
In a special call session of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on November 26, Attorney Johnny McWilliams informed the county lawmakers that a data entry error resulted in incorrect farmland values being entered into the tax assessor/collector computers for processing.
Drew Amnesty Days
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.
If you have never been a victim of bullying you do not have a clue.
Bullying is a topic that I am very passionate about.
Cognitive therapy is a form of psychotherapy that “states that thoughts, feelings and behavior are all connected, and that individuals can move toward overcoming difficulties and meeting their goals by identifying and changing unhelpful or inaccurate thinking, problematic behavior, and distressing emotional responses,” according to Wikipedia.
The Mothers in Pink organziation is sponsoring its annual Thanksgiving dinner at the Bethune Center on Bates Street in Indianola. The luncheon will take place from 11-2 on Tuesday, Nov. 26. The public is invited.
Two men with direct ties to Sunflower County lost their lives in separate vehicle accidents over the Thanksgiving holiday.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Robert D. Walters was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident on US49 in Sunflower County last Friday at 4:22 p.m.
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.
The $250K renovation to The Brindley Theater is starting to take shape, as the cast and crew of the anticipated spring performance of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz are hard at work on the stage. The theater’s new chairs, a major component of the renovation, arrived last week and have been installed.
On December 27, the Ram Alumni Homecoming Committee presented $200.00 scholarships to nine Gentry High School students. Seated left to right are Ayanna Harris, Taneja Dozier, Kymbranecia Richard and Kymbeli Thomas.
South Sunflower County Hospital is making new history.
Last Friday, the community gathered on the grounds outside of the newly-renovated hospital to finally cut the ribbon on its $9.5 million renovation and expansion.
“This facility has come a long ways,” said hospital administrator Courtney Phillips.
Pictured above was the scene just east of Moorhead on U.S. 82 on Thursday morning.
The class of 1957 at Indianola High School held its 60-year class reunion last Saturday at the Lions Club in Indianola. Pictured in front are Martha Hughes Collins, Doris McMinn Wilson, Jennie Kay Forrest Neal, Mary Hughes Roques and Shirley Harrison Willis.
The Sunflower Stitchers made a sizable donation to the Sunflower County Humane Society this week. The group, which is run through the Sunflower County office of the Mississippi State Extension Service, chose the Humane Society as its charity and donated $900 of its proceeds from its stitchwork.
Photo: Tito Jackson and his backing group, The B.B. King Blues Band, announce their tour in Indianola at the B.B. King Blues Museum in October (Photo by Marcus Johnson).
When Tito Jackson was ready to announce his current tour with the B.B. King Blues Band, he chose to make that announcement in Indianola.
Two Indianola teenagers are concerned that young people are being overlooked, causing them to feel apathetic about sharing their ideas.
That’s why Jaden Farrow and Jayla Sibley are making strides to transform the presupposed opinions and their community.
Performances of Mid-Delta Arts Association’s production of ‘Greater Tuna’ are set for tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m matinee on Sunday at the Brindley Theater. Pictured are Stephen Johnson and Guy Phillips performing multiple roles during dress rehearsal with some costume changes done in 30 to 60 seconds.