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Pictured above, Timothy Jones stands in handcuffs as a member of the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation talks to him. (Photo by Recardo Thomas)

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.

It’s no surprise that several members of the Indianola Academy football team are being recognized for their efforts during the 2017 football season. Seven were picked for the All-MAIS AAA team.

“What is your dream?” asked the Rev. Otis Anthony II, during his address at the 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Birthday Program held at the Mount Beulah Baptist Church on Sunday.

Most of Sunflower County woke up to snow on the ground Tuesday morning. The cold temperatures kept most in their warm homes, but La’kaziah Smith, pictured above, releases a ball of snow during an early Tuesday morning snowball fight.

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).

In no rush: Indianola man set to graduate after starting college four decades ago

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

A graduation day that has been 40 years in the making has finally been set for May of 2018, and Indianola native Tommy Rush couldn’t be more excited.
“It’s more like a satisfaction thing, It’s something that I felt like I just didn’t complete,” he said. 

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