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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.

Last Saturday, firefighters from the Indianola Fire Department and the Indianola Volunteers converged on the downtown area to join in with more than 100,000 firefighters from across the nation who hit the streets annually asking citizens in...

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.

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.




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.





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