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With both Gentry High School basketball teams owning a 3-1 record, they are now preparing to play the host in the upcoming Gentry High Thanksgiving Classic tournament.

It was not the way a championship football game, and the season, should end.

UPDATE: According to multiple reports, Jordan Nicole Thompson, the 15-year-old who was declared an Endangered/Missing Child by the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation this morning has been found safe.

The Indianola police need help in locating 32-year-old Edward Terrell Clay Jr. and 22-year-old Erica Hodges.

Photo: MVSU

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.

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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.

Mississippi surpasses 2016 number in WNV cases, none reported in Sunflower Co. thus far

JACKSON,  (AP) — Mississippi has more confirmed cases of West Nile virus this year than last.
The state Health Department reported four new cases of the mosquito-borne illness Tuesday — two in Lee County and one each in Calhoun and Clay counties. Those bring this year's total so far to 45 cases, which include two deaths.

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