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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.

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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