Confirmed: Tito Jackson to headline B.B. King Homecoming Festival June 2

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Photo: Tito Jackson and his backing group, The B.B. King Blues Band, announce their tour in Indianola at the B.B. King Blues Museum in October (Photo by Marcus Johnson).

When Tito Jackson was ready to announce his current tour with the B.B. King Blues Band, he chose to make that announcement in Indianola.

A state of emergency

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

 The Mississippi Delta Community College administration did not have much of a break this holiday season.
Most of it was spent trying to move offices and personnel to different areas on campus so that college business could continue as normal as possible when students return for classes next week.

An avoidable tragedy? 

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

It was a hot July day when a handful of witnesses noticed an airplane struggling to maintain altitude over a Mississippi Delta soybean field.
The Marine Corps KC-130 aircraft spiraled to the ground, killing all 16 servicemen on board, joining a list of nearly two dozen military aircraft accidents in 2017.

MAIS addresses final plays at state title game, will advocate replay

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

It was the play that changed Indianola Academy’s season.


The game-winning overtime touchdown pass lobbed into the end zone on second down by Starkville Academy running back Taylor Arnold sent the otherwise undefeated Colonels home from Jackson Academy with their only loss of the season on Nov. 18.

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