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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.




MDCC hosts career fair

Mississippi Delta Community College recently hosted its career fair. Pictured is Steele Robbins, who teaches Precision Agriculture at MDCC and is showing a student how to use a drone to improve crop production.

Mississippi Delta’s campus was buzzing April 16 with hundreds of students who attended its Career Fair.









Top six ways my business survived in a town where no one could

By BY STAFFORD SHURDEN FOR THE E-T,

If you don’t already know me I own several businesses but for the last 13 years, the most challenging has been a small 40 seat restaurant in our little town of 1,900 people.

In the last 13 years, we have lost our only drug store, our only grocery store and every other small business on Main Street but mine.



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