Today's Top Stories

The annual Headstone Stories presentation was cancelled due to inclement weather last Friday and Saturday.

A decision by Drew city officials, to remove a sign that was placed as a marker for a local cemetery, has caused upheaval in the small community and was met with passionate opposition.

An anticipated pitching duel played out as expected Monday night at Bayou Academy in Cleveland where the Colts and the Indianola Academy Colonels met in a District 1AAA contest.

William Barrier and Sebastian Harris represented Indianola Academy in the 2018 MAIS All-Star soccer game. William and Sebastian both earned All MAIS honors as well.

Two of Gentry High School’s standout basketball players will be taking their talents to the next level. Ernest Minton (No. 22) and Cartisco Brown (No.

Susan Shamoon, editor of Life in the Delta, was the Lions Club speaker on April 4. She spoke on eating establishments in Indianola, the B. B. King Museum and other items of interest in this area. Susan was the guest of David Jenkins.










Families First for Mississippi Resource Center opens in town

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Families First for Mississippi Resource Center is now open in downtown Indianola and Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat came by recently for a special visit to welcome the children and their parents to the new facility.

“This is one of the best kept secrets in Mississippi,” resource center Director Ben Gaston said.






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