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Coach of the year

Alex Deason, who in his first year as Indianola Academy’s girls soccer coach took the team to a state title win, was the recipient of the school’s coach of the year award.

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Pages from the past: An update on Tyler Muzzi and a look back

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

JULY 1920

J. A. RICHARDSON, EDITORIAL: Pay no attention to the miserable poverty plan by Southern. If they are not competent businessmen, let them step aside so capable men can take charge.

LOCAL NEWS: Dr. Wasson of Moorhead was in town Monday for business before the Board of Supervisors.








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Former District 13 state senator and current Central District Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons honored this week

Former District 13 state senator and current Central District Transportation Commissioner Willie Simmons, (2nd from left), Mississippi’s first African American elected to the position, was honored on Thursday, June 25, 2020, with presentation of Senate Concurrent Resolution 525 honoring his contributions to the state, the country and his fellow



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Young woman shot and killed in Indianola tonight

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A young Indianola woman was pronounced dead at the scene after gunfire erupted just before sunset on Friday near the intersection of Garrard Avenue and Curtis Street in Indianola.

Police have identified the victim as 24-year-old Alberta Garner.

Garner is the second young woman to be gunned down in Indianola since March.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: Update on Marilyn Hemphill Tinnin

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

JULY 1919

Mrs. Kate Faison, who has been doing trained nurse duties for our Army in Belgium and France for several months has landed in New York and will be home soon.

Miss Norma Heard has been visiting relatives in Yazoo City and from there will go to Gulfport.







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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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