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 Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall will leave the city, effective July 2.

Hall officially submitted his resignation to the Indianola Board of Aldermen on Thursday night, and it was accepted by the board.

Over a dozen employers from across the region will be at the Capps Technology Center next Tuesday for the Sunflower County Area Job Fair.

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center seems to have struck a sweet note of collaboration. On Thursday, Bob Santelli, founding executive director of the Grammy museums, announced that the B.B.

On Friday, Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker officially announced that Investigator Sherry Myers would be his new assistant chief of police.

Doddsville citizens will not be voting at the Health Department building for the June 26 U.S. Senate runoff election, and the change of venue will likely be permanent.







Itta Bena native, MVSU alum receives Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year award

ITTA BENA — Mississippi Valley State University alumnus Dr. Emmitt Y. Riley III has a passion for teaching. His apparent love for mentorship and education are two of the reasons why the Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at DePauw University (Ind.), was recently awarded the 2018 Anna Julia Cooper Teacher of the Year Award.




Merritt students get dose of reality at financial literacy fair

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The staff along with the seventh and eighth grade students at Merritt Jr. High held a Reality Fair on March 21 in order to expose the students to a taste of real world experiences.

Also known as a “Financial Reality Fair,” the event was designed to be an interactive financial literacy tool for high school students.






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