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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. said he’s heard about the improvements in graduation rates and kindergarten readiness in Indianola.

A cotton picker harvests Sept. 15 on Heathman Plantation just west of Indianola. It’s one of the few spots where the white fiber, once king in the Delta, is still grown in Sunflower County.

Charles McLaurin, Fannie Lou Hamer birthday committee chairman, shares his reflections of the late civil rights leader with committee members. Front row, from left, are Carl Watson, Beverly Fulton, Hazel Barney and Hattie R.

Already midway through their regular season, the top-ranked Indianola Academy Colonels will put their perfect record on the line again.

Bill Toler was awarded the Citizen of the Year award at the annual Inverness Chamber of Commerce Banquet at Town Market on Tuesday night.

Scores of Gentry High School alumni will again be returning to Indianola Friday for homecoming festivities.

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