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 Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall will leave the city, effective July 2.

Hall officially submitted his resignation to the Indianola Board of Aldermen on Thursday night, and it was accepted by the board.

Over a dozen employers from across the region will be at the Capps Technology Center next Tuesday for the Sunflower County Area Job Fair.

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center seems to have struck a sweet note of collaboration. On Thursday, Bob Santelli, founding executive director of the Grammy museums, announced that the B.B.

On Friday, Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker officially announced that Investigator Sherry Myers would be his new assistant chief of police.

Doddsville citizens will not be voting at the Health Department building for the June 26 U.S. Senate runoff election, and the change of venue will likely be permanent.







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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