Today's Top Stories

The Indianola Academy Colonels are the new District 1AAA champions as they prepare for the upcoming State AAA baseball playoffs.

The Gentry High Rams baseball team is playoffs bound – and it began Thursday.

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.




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.











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.


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