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Bracey an All-Star

Thomas E. Edwards standout basketball player and Ole Miss commit Jacorriah Bracey will play in the Mississipi Association of Coaches Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Basketball Game that will be played on March 13 at A.E. Wood Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi College. The girls game is scheduled for 5 p.m.


Eugene Caston

Services for Eugene Caston of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Beulah Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Caston, 63, died Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.

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.






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Florida Mae Henderson

Florida Mae Henderson, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 in Phoenix, Ariz.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Baptist Grove Church, with repast immediately following at the Annie Strong Center, both in Sunflower.


Hall previews community forum

Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall was on hand at the Indianola Rotary Club this week, inviting members to attend what he predicts will be a standing room only community forum at the B.B. King Museum, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight. The forum is being held to address short-term solutions to Indianola’s gun violence issues.


Rolley Lyons

Services for Rolley Lyons of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home’s Hayes Chapel.

Mr. Lyons, 55, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 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.







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Job fair a good case study

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

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.










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