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For the fifth consecutive year, the Indianola Academy Colonels are the District 1AAA football champions.

On Thursday, Moorhead plans to both celebrate Mississippi’s birthday and honor the lives of the troops lost in the Delta plane crash on July 11.

On Tuesday afternoon at a meeting of faculty and staff, Mississippi Delta Community College President Larry Nabors announced his plans to retire at the close of the 2017-2018 school year.

Following a hard-fought 26-20 Homecoming loss last Friday to Rosa Fort High of Tunica, the Gentry High Rams take their home field again this Friday to do battle with the Clarksdale High Wildcats.

The Bible says, children are a blessing and a gift from above, and seven year-old Luke Miller has stepped up to provide affirmation.

With the playoffs looming and needing only a victory this Friday to claim their fifth consecutive District 1AAA title, the now 8-0, 2-0 Indianola Academy Colonels will travel to Bayou Academy in Cleveland for a 7 p.m.

Horse show champ

Isabella Howell shows “Dixie” in the Mississippi 4-H State Horse Show after winning Champion Saddle and Gaited Mare. Earlier, she had won and qualified in many different classes at the district show in Tunica, allowing her to represent Sunflower County in the state competition.

Hospital Leadership Award

Lisa Miller, an RN at North Sunflower Medical Center, receives the Hospital Leadership of the Year Award from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency CEO Kevin Stump on July 13 in Jackson. It was part of the fourth annual Spero Awards, which recognize those who help promote organ, eye and tissue donation.

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