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Cops and Robbers October 17, 2019

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Sunday at 7:27 p.m., Kayla Renay Weatherspoon, 19, 347 Crittenden St, Greenville and Ladedra Marsha Bryant, 19, 118 South Sunset Terrace, Jackson were arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said they stole $44 worth of sweaters.


Church News October 17, 2019

Fall Revival

Cruger First Apostolic Church, located at 158 Blanchard Street at the corner of Hwy. 49 in Cruger, will host a Fall Revival at 7 p.m. tomorrow and 11 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Suffragan Bishop Melvin Falkner, pastor of Zion Tabernacle Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Federal grant awarded for drug court upstart

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The City of Indianola is one step closer to getting its municipal drug court.

Municipal Court Judge Kuykendall Horne-Murry informed the city’s Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night that the project has been awarded nearly $393,000 in Federal grant money that is to be disbursed over the next four years to aid in its operation.





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JMG Student of the Week

The Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Gentry High Student of the Week is Jakeirra Griffin. The senior Indianola native plans to attend nursing school after graduation, with a dream job of being a registered nurse. In her spare time, she enjoys doing hair for others. She is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.







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Clarence Kirk

Memorial services for Clarence Kirk of Cleveland, formerly of Indianola, will be at 12 noon Friday at Byas Funeral Home’s Hayes Chapel.

Mr. Kirk, 51, died Friday, April 12, 2019.


Dunagin: Orange T-shirts and red corduroys

By CHARLES DUNAGIN GUEST COLUMNIST,

Things worked out better for that Florida kid who was bullied for wearing a make-shift Tennessee Vols T-shirt to school than they did for me and my red corduroy jeans.

Laura Snyder, the fourth grader’s teacher at Altamonte Elementary School in Altamonte Springs, Fla., posted the story on Facebook about the Tennessee-obsessed student.


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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.






Frisco students make stop at Gentry

A group of 18 students, from the Urban School of San Francisco, made a stopover at Gentry High School on Monday as part of the Civil Rights study. The students began their observations at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis before visiting the campus of Ole Miss and making their way to Indianola.



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