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Planters Bank has announced four promotions within the region.

Indianola native Rebecca Potter has been promoted to Assistant BSA Officer for the Planters Bank system.

Spencer Roberson, Logan White, Josh Hill, Wesley Lester and Will Davis pose with their State Championship medallions after the game last Friday.

Photo by: Bryan Davis

The B.B. King Homecoming Blues Festival is returning to Fletcher Park in 2018, and tickets are still available for the June 2 lineup.

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.







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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