Community Calendar

Children’s Extravaganza

The Sunflower County Children Extravaganza, brought to you by Change 4 A Change, S.E.L.F. (Supreme Elites Leading Families) and Y.A.G.A. (Youth Against Gang Activity) will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at B.B. King Park. There will be food, fun jumps, prizes, refreshments, games, toys, train rides, face painting, a live DJ and a special balloon release honoring Earnestia “Nee Nee” Hunter.

Family and Friends Day

The Tenth (10th) Masonic District will sponsor its “Family and Friends Day” at 1 p.m. Saturday. The program will be held at the All Nations House of Prayer, 205 French Road. All 10th District officers and members, including the Order of Eastern Star are encouraged to attend the annual event. All community friends, city and county officials are invited to share with them during this community fellowship. If you have any questions please call Bro. Robert Campbell at 303-7977, Bro. Sam Brock at 887-2833, or Sis. Elizabeth Warren at 347-4600. Hope to see you there.

Gentry High School Choir

The Gentry High School Choir fundraiser Recognition committee will recognize the choir director, Mr. Harvey Jackson  and the  choir members from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at First United Baptist Church. They are asking the entire Indianola community to come out and support the kids.

Class of ‘85

The Gentry High School Class of 1985 will meet at 4:00 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut. Please be on time!

Choir Concert

The Sunflower County MVSU Alumni Association presents its annual Choir Concert, featuring the voices of the mighty MVSU Choir along with the Gentry High School Choir, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First United Baptist Church, Indianola. All friends and alumni of the Valley are invited to join them for an exciting afternoon on this special occasion.

Be Smart: Control Your Diabetes

The B.B. King Museum’s Be Smart: Control your Diabetes program will take place at 12 noon on Thursday, March 28. Please join them for this educational experience in learning all about how to control and manage your diabetes.

5K Run/Walk For The Cause

The Southern Grillers’ 5K Run/Walk for the Cause has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30 in Moorhead. Free t-shirt if you sign up before March 25. For more information call 662-207-8845 or 662-303-8026.

Delta Baby Cafe

Sunflower County will have a new resource for expectant mothers and their families beginning in April. The Delta Baby Café - Let’s Talk will be located inside the Sunflower County Health Department in Indianola. The Café, which is a drop-in site for all pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum mothers and their families, will be open every Tuesday from 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. For more information families can call Jackie Lambert at 662-763-1744.

MSU Extension Service

nBeginners Quilting Class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon,  April 10 & 11 at the Extension office. There is a $20 registration fee. Please come by the office to sign up and get the list of materials needed! Must have some knowledge of machine sewing. Space is limited!

nAttention! Restaurant Owners, Managers, Employees who need certification in ServSafe®!   The ServSafe® Food Safety Course will be offered in Indianola starting at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. Cost of the certification training is $140.00 per person. Space is limited-sign up today.   Must register by Friday, April 5th.

If you have any questions or want to obtain registration information, please contact Ann Twiner, MSU-Extension Agent at 662-887-1901.   Don’t put your food service businesses in jeopardy by waiting become ServSafe® certified.


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The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.