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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.

Two Indianola natives were given the opportunity to serve as pages for Rep. Sara Richardson Thomas during the recent legislative session at the state’s capitol in Jackson.

Edgar Donahoe served more than three decades as Ward 4 Supervisor in Sunflower County, and he is one of the few politicians to have left office with virtually no enemies to speak of.








Smithsonian Museum Director Lonnie Bunch to speak for Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture Series

Lonnie G. Bunch III, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the 2018 Medgar Wiley Evers Lecture Series speaker.

The program will be held Thursday, April 19, at 6 p.m. at Galloway United Methodist Church in Jackson. The event is free and open to the public.






Dallas speaks to Rotary

David Dallas, CEO of The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Delta, spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club about his work and territory that reaches from Tunica to Yazoo City, with multiple locations in between. Dallas said that there is still a goal of having a Boys & Girls Club in Indianola.



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