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I suppose it would be ridiculous to imply that LSU Football Coach Ed Orgeron has more political influence in Louisiana than President Donald Trump.
But it’s worth noting that Orgeron, not Trump, was on the winning side of the Louisiana governor’s race Saturday.
The Mississippi Department of Archives and History has an excellent record of preserving the state’s history. But in considering a closed Jackson motel for a historic landmark designation, the agency is missing the mark.
The motel is the Sun-N-Sand, located on North Lamar Street a block west of the state Capitol grounds.
100 YEARS AGO,
EDITORIAL; We call attention to the publicized statements of our banks in this issue. The showing of all of these is phenomenal. Two of them, the Bank of Indianola and Sunflower Bank are now in the million-dollar class.
The Indianola Academy Colonels football team is heading back to Jackson.
The 9-4 IA team will play in the state championship game for the fifth consecutive year.
The Colonels last won the state title in 2016, but they have become a mainstay in Jackson for the last half decade.
Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors got into the Christmas spirit this past Monday, and you better believe Santa is going to be doing a double take when he checks their wish list in a couple of weeks.
Multiple businesses in the town of Drew are bearing the brunt of Park Avenue’s prolonged construction as the months go by and the cash flow begins to dry up in a place that already struggles for economic vitality.
The fertile Delta soil has kept generations of farmers busy scratching out a living.
And those that farmers rely on also bank on that rich dirt to peddle fertilizer, seed, farm implements and much more.
Delta Council President, Woods Eastland of Indianola, is pleased to announce the 84th Annual Meeting of Delta Council to be held Friday, June 7, 2019, at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland, Mississippi.
Brittany Davis-Green and Beunkka Davis are looking to build a dynasty.
The two sisters, who are former Gentry High School graduates, are first generation college graduates.
An Indianola man wanted in connection with a Wednesday evening shooting that resulted in the death of one man and the hospitalization of another is now in police custody.
Shortly after noon on Monday, Chief Edrick Hall said Stephon Snipes 20, 200 Maybelle Street, turned himself in to law enforcement officers.
Sixty-four years ago this month, 14-year-old Emmett Till was transported uninterrupted across the Tallahatchie and Sunflower County line, and hours later, his deceased body was taken back to the Tallahatchie River where Roy Bryant and his half brother J.W. Milam later admitted they disposed of his lifeless body.
The atmosphere was like that of winning a state championship. No, more like a World Series.
Hundreds of people, including elementary and high school kids, gathered in the Ritz Café in the Clay County city of West Point in late April 2013, celebrating the deal that brought Yokohama Tire to the job-anemic community.
It took two tries at two separate meetings, but after a 3-2 vote on Monday a letter is finally being drafted from the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors asking the federal courts to revisit a submitted proposed plan to redraw the lines of Senate District 13 and look at other options that do not split Sunflower County.
‘I will never get bored, I assure you’: Two Indianola Academy instructors retire after decades at schoolBy BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
With a combined total of over 80 years of experience educating young minds, two of Indianola Academy’s teachers are moving on to the next level…retirement.
Lynn Delas and Debbie Woodruff are names that ring out synonymously with a long line of dedicated educators, and the students at IA have been truly blessed by their presence.