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Indianola Academy finished its second undefeated season in as many years on Friday night.

The Colonels defeated the Colts of Lee Academy 44-14 and are headed to the playoffs atop the MAIS AAA rankings.

The Sunflower County Consolidated School District, along with 20 other districts seeking millions from the state in damages related to the Mississippi Adequate Education Program received bad news once again from the state’s court.

Mississippi Valley State University has its new leader, and it is a familiar face.

Although every game they play now has huge playoff ramifications, for the North Sunflower Academy Rebels this week’s road trip to Belzoni is perhaps the most challenging contest of the season.

There finally appears to be some relief coming for the Ruleville Central High Tigers football team.

Evelyn Taylor Jackson has spent her entire adult life helping others.
The 1981 Ruleville Central graduate has served as a support system for Delta patients and families for decades as a registered respiratory therapist.

City votes to approve contract with area drug testing company

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Only three of the five Indianola Aldermen were present for Monday night’s meeting, but the city’s business did proceed as planned.
The vote was 2-1, with Alderman Ruben Wood voting no, to sign a contract with Marvell Labs of Greenwood to manage a random drug testing program for city employees.

Teen accused of stealing weapons from sheriff’s vehicle

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A 14-year-old Sunflower boy is in hot water with county law enforcement after he allegedly took a shotgun and a .22 caliber handgun from Sheriff James Haywood’s vehicle
The sheriff’s truck was parked at his residence on Saturday morning, and according to Haywood, both weapons were recovered without incident.

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