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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).

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.

Williamson visits Lions

Rev. Bobby Williamson spoke to the Indianola Lions Club last week. Williamson assumed the position of Head of School ,Greenville Christian, several weeks ago and continues to live in Indianola.  Lioness Shelia Waldrup introduced the Speaker.   Submitted Photo

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