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The B.B. King Homecoming Blues Festival is returning to Fletcher Park in 2018, and tickets are still available for the June 2 lineup.

When it comes to championship baseball, it’s all about who gets hot at the right time.

Sunflower County 4-H Shooting Sports kids recently participated at the Northwest District Shooting Sports Event held May 5 at the Tallahatchie County Fairgrounds in Charleston.

The Valley came to Gentry on Friday as university officials, including President Jeryl Briggs, took part in a reception to personally meet with the seniors who have committed to attend the Itta Bena school in the fall.

Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall could be leaving the department this summer.  

Hall and Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal confirmed an earlier media report that Hall has been chosen to fill the assistant chief position in Columbus. 

It does not get much more exciting than this.


Save the Children holds Fun Day

Working in colaboration with Gentry High and Cassie Pennington Head Start, Save the Children held its Fun Day last Friday that included a number of activities for the kids. Pictured right are Justice Woods, Jayden Topps, Destiny White and Desmond Hines playing during the event.

Photo by: Bryan Davis




Board tables proposal to rename stretch of Hannah for Club Ebony owner Shephard

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

At Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen session, the city’s officials voted to table a request by citizen Clanton Beamon to rename a portion of Hannah Street in honor of former Club Ebony owner Mary Shephard.

Beamon appeared with a proposal and signed petition.











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