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Mississippi Valley State University has announced it will not renew Head Football Coach Rick Comegy's contract.

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The Starkville Academy Volunteers ended the Indianola Academy Colonels' perfect season on Saturday, with a 21-14 overtime victory.

A few fathers in cowboy garb rode up to Merritt Jr. High on Thursday for a Rodeo Style Workshop that highlighted the role dads can play in education.

Santa Clause is coming back to town.

On Sunday, church congregations across Indianola will gather for the community-wide Thanksgiving Service beginning at 6 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 202 Catchings St., across from the post office.

Three Mississippi Delta Community College instructors were chosen as the recipients of the 2017 T.R.O.J.A.N. Teacher Award.

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Second Escapee Caught

Escaped inmate Ryan Young 22 was taken back into custody without incident on Wednesday after being on the run for at least three days.
Young, who was declared armed and dangerous, was caught east of Mound Bayou on Watson Road, just after 5 p.m., where he apparently ran from a house as authorities approached.

Regular board of aldermen meeting called off, rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The lack of a quorum caused Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting to be postponed.
Mayor Steve Rosenthal said on Wednesday that the meeting has been rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.
Only Aldermen Dana Myrick and Ruben Wood were present. Rosenthal said.

Agencies to host Indianola town hall to address opioid abuse

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Multiple Mississippi agencies will host a town hall meeting in Indianola on Sept. 19 to address the growing impact of opioids in Mississippi communities.
According to a release from the Mississippi Department of Health this week, the meeting will take place at the Charles W. Capps Jr. Technology Center at 6:30 p.m. that day.

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