Today's Top Stories

A 23-year-old Indianola man was the victim of a fatal shooting that took place just before 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, and Indianola police are currently holding three persons of interest for questioning.

An early-morning fire on the campus of Mississippi Delta Community college burned through several offices of the administration building, leaving over 50 percent of the structure damaged, and burglary and arson are suspected.

Bo Dawson looks for an open man down court against Marvell.

A recent multi-jurisdictional task force operation in Sunflower County led to arrests and the confiscation of several illegal gaming machines.

Indianola Wellness Clinic, in conjunction with Indianola Chamber Main Street, cut the ribbon on its new location at 131 Main Street.

Indianola incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal has retained his seat for a third term.

State has 1st West Nile Virus death

The Mississippi Department of Health said Monday that a Grenada County resident is the first West Nile virus death in the state for 2017. It reported nine new cases in the last week, bringing the state total to 19 for 2017. Sunflower County has not had a case this year. Forrest and Hinds counties lead the state with four each.

Blood drive set for Indianola

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.

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