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Confirmed: Tito Jackson to headline B.B. King Homecoming Festival June 2


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).

When Tito Jackson was ready to announce his current tour with the B.B. King Blues Band, he chose to make that announcement in Indianola.

Delta Snow Day

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 by: Bryan Davis



Gearlean McGee

Services for Gearlean McGee of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lake Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Inverness.
Ms. McGee, 73, died Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.
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 Riverside Memorial Gardens.

Noel Jackson Grant Jr.

Noel Jackson Grant Jr. passed from this life on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his home in Pontotoc. He was born outside Drew on August 15, 1929 to Noel Jackson and Effie Lou Ray Grant. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict in Germany as a mechanic.