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The Gentry High School class of 1983 held its annual class retreat June 7-10 in Indianapolis, Indiana hosted by classmate, Rodney Baker.

Stephen and Holly Sparks have been in Indianola for eight years.

That may not seem like an incredibly long time to many, but it's almost unheard of for a United Methodist pastor.

Although the month of October is typically set aside as national Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker decided not to wait until then to bring some focus and attention to the topic.

After more than 22 years of employment with the City of Indianola, Interim City Clerk Charlotte Kilgore is calling it quits.

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center will hold a press conference on Thursday, June 14, at 10 a.m. to announce their designation as a member of the Grammy Museum Affiliate Program.

Youth baseball and softball were in full swing Monday night. Pictured left, Sam Patterson of the Indians slides into home plate as Royals pitcher Sam Herring awaits a throw.





Delta Council Day is June 1

Delta Council President, George King of Chatham, is pleased to announce the organization’s 83rd Annual Meeting to be held Friday, June 1, 2018. The Annual Meeting of the Delta’s regional business and agriculture organization will be hosted at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland, Mississippi.







Music fest pumps a lot of sound, little substance

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

Every time I go to a music festival, I figure it’s my last one, but somehow I ended up at the Memphis in May music festival two weeks ago.

My role at these festivals is essentially teen chaperone. What is it about teenagers and music festivals? They love them. I liken it to a herd of antelopes with a smart phone stuck on their horn.





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