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The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors voted this week to end a temporary moratorium on granting tax abatements for economic development projects.
The unanimous vote came after Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal appeared before the body to clarify the city’s policies regarding tax abatements.
Photo by Mark H. Stowers
Hundreds of family members, fellow servicemen, first responders and citizens gathered in Itta Bena last weekend to dedicate a monument to the lives of 15 Marines and one Navy Corpsman who died in a military KC-130T plane crash last July.
Pictured above was the scene just east of Moorhead on U.S. 82 on Thursday morning.
A $50,000 bond has been set for an Itta Bena man charged with stealing a couple of loads of copper from Indianola Electric Company.
Brandon Cummins has lived the life most young baseball players dream about when they go to sleep at night.
The Drew native and former Delta State Statesmen worked his way onto an independent league roster and then onto the Chicago Cubs Single-A affiliate South Bend’s team a year ago.
It would be easy for me to write a scathing column this week about the conduct of multiple members of Indianola’s Board of Aldermen after last Thursday night’s meeting - or meetings one might say.
Several members certainly opened themselves up for harsh criticism, but I don’t think this is the time or the place for that.
An Indianola native who now owns a production studio in Atlanta plans to film a movie in her hometown later this month.
Bettina (Tina) Horton of BHorton Productions says she is now seeking extras and volunteers to participate in the filming of COOPER, a short movie that she says is based on real events.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi head football coach Billy Kinard has died at the age of 84.
The University of Mississippi said Monday that Kinard died Saturday at his home in Fort Payne, Alabama after an extended illness.
There’s going to be music at Club Ebony tonight.
As part of the club’s summer series of bands, The Big Time Rhythm & Blues Band will hit the stage at 8 p.m. for a night of music and fun.
Pictured to the right, the band is in the middle of a jam during last Thursday night’s performance at the legendary blues club.
The Indianola police reported no arrests from the previous week
According to the Police Department, the following calls were received over the last week,
On June 12 at 8:53 a.m., a Coolidge Street woman said someone broke the back window out of her 2006 Chevrolet Malibu.
(THE CONVERSATION) Widespread, legalized sports gambling could change the way you watch your favorite sport.
It could also soon change how the media cover sports.
Photos by Recardo Thomas
A pesky mosquito is accused of causing a four-car wreck on Second Street Tuesday. A 50-year-old Greenwood woman told police she was looking down to swat the annoying blood-sucker who was biting her leg in the cab of her truck. The next thing she knew, she had hit a parked car, she said.
The town of Drew may soon get its first grocery store.
According to District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson she and other community members have put forth a collaborative effort to bring the project to fruition.
BILOXI — The E-T won nine first-place awards — far more than any year in the past decade — in the Mississippi Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest.
Staff Reporter Recardo Thomas led the way with five firsts, including in key writing categories like best investigative story and planned series.
Residents and staff at the Indywood Personal Care Home celebrated their May birthdays on Friday by throwing a Hawaiian-style luau. Activity Director Carol Grimmett said they make a point of commemorating the residents’ birthdays each month and the luau theme seemed perfect for May.
Tickets are still on sale for the Indianola Chamber Main Street Annual Mixer.
This year’s event will be held at the B.B. King Museum and will feature Rep. Sara Thomas as the keynote spaker.
The Chamber will recognize award winners and the Citizen of the Year award for Indianola.
The Indianola police department is soliciting the public’s help in finding a missing 17-year-old girl.
Andrea Davis has been missing from her Indianola home since March 10 and reportedly may have left the state.
Amid a resounding wave of applause, Community Bank President Cindy Baird was named the 25th recipient of the Morris Lewis Jr. Citizen of the Year Award at the annual mixer for Indianola Chamber Mainstreet.
After a lengthy debate, the Indianola Board of Aldermen voted 3 to 2 against allowing use of a city-owned building to the Concerned Citizens Committee to conduct its regular monthly meetings.
Alderman Marvin Elder made the motion to allow.
“Let’s not hold them up,” he said. Alderman Ruben Woods seconded and they both voted yes.
Roscoe Barnes III lives his life with one foot in journalism and the other foot in ministry.
The Indianola native and current Wilkinson County resident has been writing since he was in the U.S. Army, where he served as a chaplain’s assistant during the early 1980s.
The Sunflower Stitchers made a sizable donation to the Sunflower County Humane Society this week. The group, which is run through the Sunflower County office of the Mississippi State Extension Service, chose the Humane Society as its charity and donated $900 of its proceeds from its stitchwork.