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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.

Playing on the road to start a playoff series has worked well for the Indianola Academy Colonels so far in 2018.







Church News May 3, 2018

Annual Banquet

The Trinity Women are having their Annual Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday at Trinity State Temple Westpine Street, Moorhead. The sponsor will be Delta Pride. The colors are red and black. For more information contact Pastor Charlene Walker at 662-574-6773 or Evelyn Stuckey at 662-887-5742.

 

Annual Choir Day




Cops and Robbers May 3, 2018

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Friday at 3:19 p.m., police arrested Darius Bennett, 19, 406 B. B. King Road and charged him with possession of a handgun, reportedly a black and silver Cobra .380, after someone told police that several men were walking in the 600 block of Coates Street and one of them had a gun.


Plans finalized for DIT

The participants in the annual Delta Invitational Tournament have been released.

The Delta Invitational Tournament surpassed $750,000 in donations to the American Cancer Society in 2017.

Now in its 43rd year, the DIT is looking toward getting closer to $800,000 over four-plus decades.




MDCC inducts seven into Sports HOF

Former Trojans gathered at J.T. Hall Coliseum on April 21 to honor seven Mississippi Delta Community College Sports Hall of Fame inductees. Those inductees were (seated from left) Pamela Crocket Andrews, Dabney Wooten Hall, James “Squeaky” Griffin; (standing from left) Larry Williams, Joe Hall, David Kelly and Matt Miller.


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