Although the regular season record showed a losing record for the Trojans, the team improved on the field. A reflection of that progress was quite evident when six Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans garnered post season honors.
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The first time I ever heard Petey Mixon’s voice, she was letting me have it.
On that particular week, I had run out of space in the paper for news, and I thought that the crossword puzzle was expendable, so I left it out.
I got a call that Friday morning from Petey, and she was pretty hot.
Sandra Moore, the newly elected councilwoman for Ward 4 in Moorhead was sworn in last week by Municipal Court Judge Kuykendall Horne-Murry. Moore won the October 8 special election by a vote of 44-13 over resident T.J. Fairley. The position was vacated after former councilman Kenneth Hemmingway moved out of that ward.
Dear Editor and Indianola citizens,
The second season, also known as the playoffs, has now arrived for the Thomas E. Edwards Senior High Tigers football team.
Along with that arrival is a trip this Friday from Ruleville to Ackerman where a 7 p.m. kickoff against the Choctaw County High Chargers will begin the Tigers’ participation in the State 3A playoffs.
The Indianola Academy Colonels appear to be playing like a team on a mission.
One football game at a time.
With last Friday’s 35-7 home-field playoff opening win over Tunica Academy in the books, the 7-4 Colonels are now only two victories away from a fifth consecutive state championship game appearance.
MADISON – President Donald Trump’s approval ratings are in the basement, and he could be impeached.
But with about a year to go until Election Day 2020, it’s too early to write off the Tweeter-in-Chief.
100 YEARS AGO,
EDITORIAL BY J. A RICHARDSON: Efforts to annul the prohibition laws should be frowned upon. The people have expressed their desire to do away with liquors. Prohibition is here to stay and any man who stands in the way is worse than a fool.
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.
Garry Perryman, left, and Rookie Creel, right, accept their distinguished service awards from Stan Bennett, president of the Sunflower County Search & Rescue.
Photo: Recardo Thomas
The Sunflower County Search and Rescue unit honored two of its own during their annual dinner on Saturday night.
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.
Another B.B. King Homecoming Festival is in the books. Hundreds gathered on June 1 on a hot day to listen to a long list of talented artists, including headliner Mr. Sipp. The festival, held at Fletcher Park, celebrated its 39th year. It was founded in 1980, with King coming home that year to perform before the home crowd.
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