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JMG Student of the Week

The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Michael Beckworth Jr. The senior Indianola native plans to pursue a career in law and justice upon graduating. In his spare time he enjoys writing poetry. He is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.

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MDOC faces long-term issues

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

Newly-inaugurated Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced in his first State of the State address on Monday the most radical change in the Mississippi Department of Corrections under his short tenure.

He has ordered MDOC to prepare to close the notorious Unit 29 at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.









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Journey 2019: Read about MDCC's new entertainment industry degree and the student who helped bring the program to the Delta

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

David Lee Montgomery has always wanted to be a music producer.

Even though he plays multiple instruments, he has always been drawn to the business side of the music industry.




After a week of deluge, Mark Stowers takes us back to the Mississippi Delta’s worst flood

By BY MARK H. STOWERS FOR THE E-T,

Good Mornin’! Good Mornin’!

….water, water everywhere, same song, different verse, just a little bit louder and a little bit worse…

Mother Nature woke up on the wrong side of the bed for the whole month of February and has engulfed the Delta in rain and flood water for the umpteenth time.



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Candidates meet in public forum

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.


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.






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Sports

There was a lot of playoff action today for multiple Sunflower County teams across multiple sports...

Obituaries

Sue Kathy Upchurch Griffin, 72, of Inverness, passed to her eternal heavenly home after a long,... READ MORE

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