Gentry High basketball player Darrius Clark was one of two Delta students selected to play in the Mississippi Association of Coaches 2018 Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center North/South All-Star Basketball game held in Clinton on March 23.
Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration were in Indianola on Thursday looking for entrepreneurs during a small business borrower/lender matchmaking event entitled Mississippi Meet the Microlenders in the Delta.
An early morning shooting on Tuesday left an Indianola man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his right leg. Jakevius Tyler, 19, was shot around 4:39 a.m., on April 3, on Janet Davis Circle. Sgt. Irish Johnson said it is unclear where the shooting took place or the reason for it because the victim is not talking.
Amid a resounding wave of applause, Community Bank President Cindy Baird was named the 25th recipient of the Morris Lewis Jr. Citizen of the Year Award at the annual mixer for Indianola Chamber Mainstreet.
In a special segment of Monday's Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, officials from Indianola, Sunflower and Moorhead met with the county lawmakers and discussed the legality of their arrangement to house prisoners outside of Sunflower County.
After emerging from a closed executive session, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to accept the retirement of Fire Chief Eugene Snipes and promptly voted in the same like manner to appoint Captain Orlando Battle to fill the soon-to-be vacated position.