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

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

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.

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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Teen accused of stealing weapons from sheriff’s vehicle

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A 14-year-old Sunflower boy is in hot water with county law enforcement after he allegedly took a shotgun and a .22 caliber handgun from Sheriff James Haywood’s vehicle
The sheriff’s truck was parked at his residence on Saturday morning, and according to Haywood, both weapons were recovered without incident.

IA lends hand to Marines

The Indianola Academy football team and other volunteers from the school serve supper Tuesday in Itta Bena to Marines and other personnel who are helping investigate the fatal crash of a Marine Corps transport plane. Pictured are football players Thomas Putnam and Wesley Lester along with Corey Smith.

South Sunflower County Hospital celebrates $9.5M expansion

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

South Sunflower County Hospital is making new history.
Last Friday, the community gathered on the grounds outside of the newly-renovated hospital to finally cut the ribbon on its $9.5 million renovation and expansion.
“This facility has come a long ways,” said hospital administrator Courtney Phillips.

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