Genesis 18:20) And the Lord said, “Because the outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is great, and because their sin is very grave, 21) I will go down now and see whether they have done altogether according to the outcry against it that has come to Me; and if not, I will know.
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Vance’s Citgo under new ownership: After over three decades in business, Larry Vance has sold the store and it will be called Quick 7By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,
After more than 31 years in business, Larry Vance is calling it quits. Although he is retiring, the conspicuous, convenience store will remain open there on the corner of U.S. Highway 82 and Moody Street.
Restoration Ministries Christian Academy is planning a mid-August start to in-person instruction.
The school said it plans to open its doors August 17, and instruction will be from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The school has outlined a host of health and safety guidelines ahead of its reopening.
“I’ve been playing every single day”:Van Cleve finds time for golf, playing independent league ball during busy summerBy BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,
Ben Van Cleve is not one to stay still for long.
The former Indianola Academy and Northwest Mississippi Community College star had quickly made a name for himself on the Ole Miss Rebels baseball team before the college season was brought to a screeching halt due to COVID-19 back in April.
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The phrase “all politics are local” is most commonly attributed to former U.S. House Speaker Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, D-Massachusetts.
It’s a catchy saying, but it isn’t necessarily so, especially in this day of instant communication through social media and out-of-state political action groups helping fund state candidates.
I have been blessed because of family reunions held by my wife’s family and my family. Most of the family members came, however some could not. It was great to visit with those that I have not seen in a while and for others to do the same.
Gov. Tate Reeves has the ability to be what he calls “an honest broker.”
He often tells it like it is during his afternoon press briefings, but during Tuesday’s presser, when it came to the question of high school and college athletics, particularly high school football, he could not provide clear answers.
Although there are no current plans to delay the start of the 2020 football season at Indianola Academy, the school did announce this week that it will not have its annual Meet the Colonels program. This long-standing tradition usually draws a large crowd to Legion Field.
The patient load at North Sunflower Medical Center is picking up, but the Ruleville-based hospital is currently experiencing a shortage of nurses.
Director of Nurses Hannah Barrett told The E-T this week that the hospital has lost several nurses over the past few weeks for a variety of reasons.
Graveside services for Nell Pennebaker Stevens, 87, of Indianola will be
held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 21at Southside Cemetery in Inverness. She
passed away Sunday July 19, 2020 at Indywood Personal Care Home in
Indianola. Arrangements are under the direction of Boone Funeral Home,
Graveside services for Revella Moffett Lee of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Lee, 53, died Sunday, July 12, 2020 at South Sunflower County Hospital.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Mississippi’s sales tax holiday is less than 24 hours away.
This year’s holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday and will end at midnight on Saturday.
For those 24 hours, sales tax is not due on articles of clothing, footwear or school supplies if the sales price of a single item is less than $100.
Denny Evans took over as Emergency Management Agency Director for Sunflower County in January 2019.
Since he took over, there have been a number of emergencies throughout the county, including floods, tornadoes and of course a global pandemic.
No sale was the consensus of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors on Monday after hearing opinions on whether or not to sell a county building in Drew to the T.J. Beall company.
100 YEARS AGO,
LEGAL NOTICE: It is unlawful for any person to sell meat from a wagon within the limits of Indianola by order of the Board, signed W. M. Lockhart, Mayor.
Billy Doyle Peeples, 69, of Indianola, passed away July 18, 2020 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital.
Over 50 rising kindergarten students in Sunflower County are already back in the classroom.
The Promise Schools, which are operated through Delta Health Alliance, have been in session this summer, helping to prepare dozens of area students who will be entering kindergarten in the fall.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippians are urged not to open or plant packets of unknown seeds that are appearing unsolicited in mailboxes, seemingly shipped from China.
Beatrice Williams had her whole life ahead of her, but that life was cut short in a hail of gunfire early Sunday morning.
Williams was an innocent bystander, in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Sunflower County officials have confirmed a Friday morning death in the county is likely related to COVID-19.
I don’t think everyday parables ever end.
I have had a desire—well actually, desire, is not the word—I have had an obsessive compulsive, out-of-control perceived need for a real tomato sandwich lately.
SSCH part of consortium that will bring eight new family medicine residents to the Mississippi DeltaBy BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,
Healthcare in Sunflower County is about to change drastically, thanks to an influx of new doctors who will be training in Indianola as part of a new family medicine residency program based out of Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.
Note: The following is a release from Entergy
Qualified Entergy Mississippi customers can receive free tax preparation and have a chance to win money at Entergy’s Super Tax Day event held Saturday, February 1 at Gentry High School in Indianola from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Adult daycares in the city of Indianola will have to close their doors during the duration of the city’s declaration of emergency.
The Robert L. Merritt Jr. High Rams could not pull off a win this time against the Drew Hunter Middle School Eagles. Above running back RoDarius Plain makes a dash for the goal line, but cornerback Terence Armstrong of Drew was not about to let that happen. The junior Rams fell by a score of 20-8.
Stephon Simpson is going to medical school.
The 2012 Gentry High School graduate and 2018 Mississippi Valley State University grad told The E-T back in January 2019 – when he took a position teaching biology in Ruleville - that he has wanted to become a doctor since he was 3 years old.
Mr. and Mrs. George Riley Freeman of Sunflower announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Marie Freeman, to Tabor Andrews McDowell IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tabor Andrews McDowell Ill of Indianola.
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
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
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