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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.





No thru traffic

Storms rocked Indianola during the early part of the week, one causing this large tree to fall across Sunflower Avenue on Monday morning. Power was knocked out at some residences because of the tree, and traffic to the busy street was blocked for hours until crews were able to safely cut the tree out of the road.






Lampton’s family legacy will be long remembered

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

Within the span of a couple of weeks, the Mississippi lost the patriarch and matriarch of one of our most prominent families, the Lamptons.

Leslie B. Lampton, was founder of Ergon, which has 2,600 employees in Mississippi, 29 other states, and several other countries. Dorothy Lee Crum Lampton was his wife for 69 years.






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