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The Indianola Academy Colonels (1-0) started 2018 almost exactly like they began 2017.

This time, the Colonels’ opening-week victory against the Pillow Academy Mustangs was on the road.

The Indian Bayou Arts & Eats Festival is just a few weeks away, and event organizers are adding even more to the menu in 2018.

A harder stance on crime and a more vigilant policing effort might have ignited a retaliatory element among some lawbreakers in Moorhead.

An Indianola business is planning a major expansion at its Highway 82 property.

Trey Skaggs knew he was going to be called into the ministry at a young age.

The 21st annual Rob Hall Memorial Golf Classic, hosted by the Indianola Academy Booster Club, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Indianola Country Club.


Southern Comfort

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

East Delta Avenue in Moorhead is going to be hopping tomorrow night.

The friends, family and patrons that have supported Joe Holland and the Southern Comfort Blues Lounge will pay tribute to the club’s long time owner, as he prepares to pass the business to a new generation.









Delta Grace visits Rotary Club

Veronica Pritchard, pastor and operator of the Sunflower-based mission Delta Grace, spoke to the Indianola Rotary Club this week. Pritchard said the mission is taking on 10 interns this summer, and the organization is currently raising money to fund the internship program. She was the guest of Rotarian Jerry Nobile.





Freddie White-Johnson presented prestigious award

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF WRITER,

On April 27, Freddie White-Johnson, founder of the Fannie Lou Hamer Cancer Foundation, was honored with the 2018 Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute’s Minority Health Leader Award.

It was presented at the Marian Wright Edelman Distinguished Lectureship on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.


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