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Charles Eron Parker passed away peacefully on October 31, 2019 following a lengthy illness.
Services for Martha Mae Levy of Southaven, formerly of Moorhead, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.
Ms. Levy, 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 in Memphis.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.
The Thomas E. Edwards Lady Tigers are coming into 2019 as one of the strongest teams in 3A girls basketball. Pictured in front are Tykirra Nash, T’Kya Johnson, Kalilah Burchfield, Makaylah Turner, Kendra Womack and Jakyla Lewis. In back are Asst.
A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected shooter is still at large. Indianola police are asking the public's help in locating 23-year-old Leradric (Co-Co) Gardner, whose last known address is 132 Aquarius Circle.
A technology audit by an independent firm revealed that the Sunflower County Consolidated School District is operating with some outdated technology that could place the district in a vulnerable position with hackers.
On Tuesday, October 15, The Mississippi Bar held the 91st Annual Memorial Service before the Mississippi Supreme Court in the Chambers of the Supreme Court building in Jackson. Family and friends gathered for the memorializing of attorneys and judges including Indianola attorney Carver A. Randle.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 7:27 p.m., Kayla Renay Weatherspoon, 19, 347 Crittenden St, Greenville and Ladedra Marsha Bryant, 19, 118 South Sunset Terrace, Jackson were arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said they stole $44 worth of sweaters.
Who doesn’t love a great celebration, and parade?
Floats, familiar faces and waving hands were all a part of the celebration that took place this past Monday.
However, the celebration and parade convey a different emotion than those that took place before it.
Keith Johnson and the Big Muddy Band from Greenville won the 16th Annual Mississippi Delta Regional Blues Challenge at Club Ebony this past Sunday afternoon. Keith, who is sometimes called the “Prince of the Delta Blues,” is a Delta State graduate of their Delta Music Institute program. The Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola will ha
Cruger First Apostolic Church, located at 158 Blanchard Street at the corner of Hwy. 49 in Cruger, will host a Fall Revival at 7 p.m. tomorrow and 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Suffragan Bishop Melvin Falkner, pastor of Zion Tabernacle Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
100 YEARS AGO,
The Sunflower County Veterans of the Civil Rights Movement returned to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of Freedom Summer in Sunflower County, Mississippi on October 3-4, 2019. They visited the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum which celebrates the Civil Rights Movement that they came to play a part.
Thursday when we boarded the ship for vacation, I was surprised to hear an African American’s voice over the loud speaker welcoming us as the Cruise Director. Surprised, simply because out of the many cruises I’ve been on, this was a first. Alriiiggghhtt, Carnival! Lol
Thomas Leon “Biff” Woods, 76, died at his home in Charleston, South Carolina, on September 14, 2019 after a lengthy illness.
Do you all remember Hannah in the Bible?
She was one of the wives of Elkanah. Elkanah’s other wife was Peninnah.
Hannah had no children and Penninah did...and Penninah, with her mean self, taunted Hannah because of this.
Penninah knew how badly Hannah wanted kids, and I can imagine how badly Hannah felt.
The Sunflower County Tax Collector could become a one-stop shop for all taxes collected in the county, including municipalities.
The open enrollment period for Medicare runs from October 15 through December 7, 2019 at which time you may change your Medicare health or prescription coverage for 2020.
A lingering issue about what to do with nearly $180,000 in grant funds awarded to establish a deceleration lane on the eastbound side of U.S. 82 in front of Irrigation Equipment is still lingering.
A grant awarded by the Delta Regional Authority is in danger of being returned unless additional money is put into the project.
More than 900 Delta area high school seniors filled the stands of Jim Randall Stadium on Thursday, October 17 for the Mississippi Delta Community College High School Day. The football field was the backdrop for student recruitment as speakers including MDCC President, Dr.
The prospect of a new wellness and physical therapy center is groundbreaking news for the city of Indianola.
The seventh annual Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Initiation and Installation Ceremony was held at Thomas E. Edwards High School in Ruleville on Friday and honored 20 of the schools students and their mentors.
These days, it’s hard to find a large church that does not have a contemporary praise band.
Many, like First United Methodist Church-Indianola have separate services, an early contemporary worship gathering and a traditional one later in the morning.
A pair of events benefiting Mississippi Delta Community College’s Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter and the MDCC Athletic Department will take place over the next two weeks.
The MDCC Sunflower/Humphreys Alumni Chapter mixer will be Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Town Market in Inverness.
Mississippi Delta Community College plans to begin renovation of the Stauffer-Wood Administration Building this fall.
The building, which was set ablaze during an apparent December 14, 2017 arson and burglary, sustained heavy fire damage, particularly on the south side of the building.
The men of Rasberry United Methodist Church will present their first annual Black History Program, Sunday, Feb. 25 at 3 p.m. at Rasberry United Methodist Church, 511 Hanna St., in Indianola.
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.
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.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Patrons of the Mid-Delta Arts Association are invited to go on an adventure to Texas’s third smallest town, Tuna, and witness some of the most colorful characters you’ve ever seen as the entire population is portrayed by two of the MDAA’s most talented actors.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Indianola now has 19 new junior firefighters courtesy of the Indianola Fire Department’s Fire Academy for Kids. The children graduated Friday after completing a weeklong camp on fire safety where they were exposed to instructions on basic life saving techniques and the prevention and suppression of fires.
Photo by: Recardo Thomas