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Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Evelyn Roughton

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

SEPTEMBER 1919

DREW NEWS:  Mr. and Mrs. Faison, Mrs. Warner Holt, Mrs. Lockhart, and Addison Holt spent Thursday in Greenville.

SOCIETY COLUMN:  One of the most beautiful wedding ceremonies took place in Grenada when Miss Edith Brown was wed to Mr. F. B. Hays of Indianola.


Britt speaks to Rotary

Indianola Chamber Main Street Board President Cherri Lynn Britt spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week about several Chamber initiatives, including the Sept. 28 Indian Bayou Arts & Eats Festival, as well as upcoming fall events.







JMG Student of the Week

The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Gentry Student of the Week is Sylvester Washington. The junior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in sports management with a dream job of being an NFL coach. His favorite hobbies are making money and hanging out with friends. He is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.


Lott, Muncher to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Todd Lott, of New Albany, announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elizabeth Lott, to Garon Grant Muncher. 

The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wesley Lott of Greenville and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Rhodes Hughes of Inverness.


Homeless shelter project progressing

The Sunflower County Ministerial Alliance continued discussions with community leaders this week on establishing a homeless shelter in Sunflower County. Pictured from front are Wade Turner, Ben Gaston, Ryan Parsons (Research Fellow, McLean Institute for Public Service & Community Engagement at Ole Miss), Rev. Phillip McGee and Rep.


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Gentry students head to MSMS

Two Gentry High School juniors are among 130 students recently accepted by The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science to study in Columbus. MSMS is the state's nationally recognized residential high school for academically advanced eleventh and twelfth graders.





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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.


MAIS addresses final plays at state title game, will advocate replay

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

It was the play that changed Indianola Academy’s season.


The game-winning overtime touchdown pass lobbed into the end zone on second down by Starkville Academy running back Taylor Arnold sent the otherwise undefeated Colonels home from Jackson Academy with their only loss of the season on Nov. 18.




Community gathers for first of many meetings on school facilities

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The first in a series of seven countywide town hall-type meetings to chronicle the views of community members regarding the Sunflower County Consolidated School District facilities and future directions, was held on Monday night at the First United Baptist Church in Indianola.





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Sports

A clear example of teamwork was on prominent display last Friday night at Legion Field.

Obituaries

James “Squeaky” Griffin, 72, of Moorhead, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist... READ MORE

Breaking News

The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.