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  1. USPS to honor civil rights leader Dorothy HeightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of ethnicity, gender or race." The dedication event will be held at 11 a.m. at the Henry Seymour Library in Indianola, Miss. Scheduled guests and speakers include the City of Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal and Tracey Nance, President of the Dorothy ...

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  2. "I question America": Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer's testimony about racist brutalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | Rational Review

    ... tor Stennis. It was the 31st of August in 1962 that 18 of us traveled twenty-six miles to the county courthouse in Indianola to try to register to become first-class citizens.'" (06/19/17)

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  3. "I Question America": On Juneteenth, Remembering Fannie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | In These Times

    ... Stennis. It was the 31st of August in 1962 that 18 of us traveled twenty-six miles to the county courthouse in Indianola to try to register to become first-class citizens. We was met in Indianola by policemen, Highway Patrolmen, and they only ...

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  4. Apartment complex holds animal adoption eventRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2017 | Starkville Daily News

    ... dogs come from Drew and Merigold, Mississippi, but we also pull from high-kill shelters like in Grenada and the Indianola Animal Shelter," Co-director Andrea Spain said. "The kittens we have today we brought from Indianola to adopt them out here." ...

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  5. Joe Blundo: Did Columbus really have the nationa s first junior high school?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio State University announced last week that it would pursue buying the old Indianola Junior High School building, at 420 E. 19th Ave.  Indianola, established in 1909 in a different building, is often referred to as the first junior high in the nation. I have written so myself, thinking that it is an undisputed fact. 1 comment

  6. Duo in the arms of destinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    ... an alternative to playing the guitar that has become one of the Danberrys' calling cards. "Micol comes from Indianola, Mississippi and she has this funky, gospel feel in her music that I just fell in love with," says Daniel. "She also plays ...

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  7. Delta Heath Center awarded health prevention grantRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... The Teen Clinic will begin in October and will be held once a month at the Delta Health Centers in Mound Bayou, Indianola and Greenville. Boyle said the monthly teen clinics will be staffed by OB/GYN's and will provide information about how to ...

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  8. Frances Payne WardRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Holmes County Herald

    ... and a member of the Eastern Star. Survivors are her husband of 64 years, Douglas Ward, son Gene Ward (Tammy) of Indianola; daughter Renee Burge (Byron) of Carriere; grandchildren, Callie Ward, Megan Hudson, Ashley Lowe, Brandi Wagner, Chase Burge, ...

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  9. Mississippi avoids steep increases in premature deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... a lot of good work happening," said Attica Scott, a community coach who has assisted groups in Vicksburg and Indianola through the County Health Rankings project. Many factors contribute to premature death rates, so it's hard to pinpoint what ...

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  10. Arts, entertainment museum coming to MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... If you're interested in Elvis Presley, we'll direct you to Tupelo. If it's B.B. King, we want to send them to Indianola." Last year, the Grammy Museum Mississippi opened in Clarksdale. In December, two more museums -- The Mississippi Museum of ...

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  11. For blues fans, Mississippi Delta has many stories to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... rich musical history. This March 9, 2017 photo shows the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola, Miss. The museum focuses on King's life and musical legacy. It's one of a number of attractions in the Delta that explores the ...

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  12. ND finish season with win over KirkRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | Panolian

    ... field for the last time this season with a win for the seniors as well as their playoff chances. They head over to Indianola Academy for the first day of the district tournament with their first game being at four against Lee Academy. If they win, ...

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  13. Planters makes promotionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Mississippi Business Journal

    In Greenville, Abby Murphy was promoted to Branch Officer. Murphy is a native of Indianola and joined Planters Bank in 2008.

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  14. Mississippi avoids steep increases in premature deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... a lot of good work happening," said Attica Scott, a community coach who has assisted groups in Vicksburg and Indianola through the County Health Rankings project. Many factors contribute to premature death rates, so it's hard to pinpoint what ...

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  15. ND gets rough treatment from district foesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Panolian

    By Will Dickins The North Delta baseball team failed to take advantage of their first two district games at home Monday and Tuesday. They lost to the Indianola Academy Colonels 21-6 Monday then lost to the Bayou Academy Colts 10-0 Tuesday.

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  16. 's ConnectED efforts reach more than 32,000 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Apple

    As the 2016-2017 school year kicks off, there are now 32,145 students at underserved public schools across the country who are learning, creating and exploring on iPad through Apple's ConnectED commitment. Today, 701 students in Indianola, Mississippi, were introduced to iPad as Carver Elementary School became the 66th ConnectED school - and the first of the school year - to transform its classrooms with Apple's cutting edge teaching and learning technology solutions.

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  17. Holly Bluff, Miss., gin showing benefits of technologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | Delta Farm Press

    ... producers had some land up around Clarksdale. We also picked up some new customers around Inverness and north of Indianola." "We've seen a lot of change since 2001. A lot of that began when acreage moved to corn. The market has been asking for a ...

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  18. Hot Mississippi blues will honor late Willie KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... band at 8:30 p.m. Photo by: playingforchange.com Eden Brent first met Willie King at a B.B. King Homecoming in Indianola. It was about 2006. A documentary crew was flanking King. Fans were taking pictures and pressing the elder bluesman for ...

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  19. Turnipseed honored with state diversity awardRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... I did not know the magnitude of the award," Turnipseed said. Turnipseed is a native of California. She moved to Indianola a few years ago and began teaching at Mississippi Valley State University. One of the reasons Turnipseed decided to come to ...

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  20. Flashes' basketball season endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Vicksburg Post

    With four minutes left Tuesday, the St. Aloysius Flashes were down by three points and in position to spring the first big upset of the MAIS Class AAA North State boys' basketball tournament. St. Al did not score in those last four minutes, while Indianola Academy hit 10 consecutive free throws in the same span.

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