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B.B. King Museum voted best Mississippi attraction by USA Today readers

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

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.

Voting took place over a couple of weeks, ending last Monday at noon.

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Girl Scouts adopt highway

Girl Scouts Troops 30105 & 30123 partnered with the Mic Magazine on litter prevention in an effort to continue to keep the community clean in a designated area through Adopt-a-Highway. The location starts at the Capps Center and stretches for four miles west on U.S.

Adams to wed Schoen March 3

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Adams of Indianola announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Payne Adams of Gulfport, to Kenneth John Schoen, also of Gulfport. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. Patrick Schoen of Chauvin, Louisiana and Mrs. Anne Schoen of Farmington, New Mexico.

Lee Marvin "Bell" Johnson

Services for Lee Marvin “Bell” Johnson of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Byas Funeral Home’s Hayes Chapel.
Mr. Johnson, 76, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Stephensville Cemetery, Indianola.

Eugene Smith Jr.

Services for Eugene Smith Jr. of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Missionary Baptist Church.
Mr. Smith, 60, died Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.

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