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A person of interest in the Mississippi Delta Community College arson incident, which took place on Dec. 14, is being held at the Sunflower County Jail.

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).

Drop the charges? Prepare to accept the charges

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

Citizens who file charges against an accused felon may no longer be able to drop those charges without penalty.
On Monday night, Indianola’s city fathers voted unanimously to recommend to the municipal court judge that a $100 fine be levied on any person who initiates charges against some individuals and later changes their mind.

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