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Rotary feeds firemen

The Indianola Rotary Club, which has not met since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, fed the Indianola Fire Department on Tuesday, the club’s regular meeting day. The department enjoyed delicious plates from Delta Corner. Pictured above are Sgt. Willie Rounds, Capt. Otha James, Capt. Demetrius Williams, Karen Farrow (Delta Corner), Asst.





The Delta needs a break

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

The Mississippi Department of Transportation announced this week the first round of road paving projects stemming from the new lottery have been approved.

The contracts awarded this week will have little, if any, effect on the heart of the Delta, which continues to suffer from deteriorating infrastructure.


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Police asking for help in search of missing Indianola man

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Indianola police are asking the public's help in locating 63-year-old David James Markham. His aunt reported that she has not seen Markham in about four months.

On April 2 at 3:39 p.m., she told officers that she has talked to several other family members, both in-state and out-of-state and they have not heard from Markham either.




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Mozell McDuffy

Graveside services for Mozell McDuffy of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverside Memorial Gardens with Bro. Melvin Baker officiating.

Mr. McDuffy, 71, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020.

Byas Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.






Brock’s attempt to shine light on purchases goes dim

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

During the May 28 regular session of the Indianola Board of Aldermen, a question about a docket item to reimburse Mayor Steve Rosenthal $1,231.53 lit a heated discussion between Alderman Sam Brock and Rosenthal. In the end the aldermen voted 4 to 1 to approve the docket with Brock casting the no vote.




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B.B. King Museum voted best Mississippi attraction by USA Today readers

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Voters from around the world made their voices heard this week.

USA Today revealed that Indianola’s B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center was voted Mississippi’s best attraction in its readers’ choice poll.

Voting took place over a couple of weeks, ending last Monday at noon.




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Sports

The Indianola Baseball & Softball Association announced this week that the 2020 season has... READ MORE

Obituaries

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