Indianola (Mississippi, United States)

Type: City
Name: Indianola (Mississippi, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.450001
Longitude: -90.639999
population: 11,201
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss.

BAIRD, Miss. — If you can't beat them, eat them.That's Mississippi's approach to invasive Asian carp, a pesky fish the state is trying to turn into a job creator by catching and exporting it to China.Moon River Foods said Tuesday that it would invest ... [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

State eyes takeover of Greenwood school district

GREENWOOD, Miss. — State officials will consider taking control of the Greenwood school system Tuesday.Mississippi's Commission on School Accreditation will consider declaring a state of emergency at its meeting, the state Department of Education announced ... [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dream flight

On Thursday, Randle “Newk” Coleman Jr. got a chance to let his dreams take flight.Randle, 11, an incoming sixth-grader at Carver Elementary School in Indianola who is suffering with sickle cell anemia, was the recipient of a wish from Make-A-Wish’s Mississippi ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Finding Mississippi in 'Parts Unknown'

In the Mississippi Delta episode of CNN’s “Parts Unknown,” Anthony Bourdain traveled almost exclusively through the Delta, though he stopped in Jackson and tried the pig ear sandwich at Big Apple Inn.Photo by Trip Burns .Upon moving to Mississippi in ... [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Herts to lead Delta Center

After a national search, Delta State University’s Delta Center for Culture and Learning has found a replacement for retiring director Dr. Luther Brown.Dr. Rolando Herts, who conducted his dissertation research at Rutgers University in New Jersey, will ... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Joanne Williams Chatoney, 75, of Indianola

, at South Sunflower County Hospital.She was born on January 29, 1939, and was the daughter of Arnold and Betty Williams. She graduated from Indianola High School in 1957 and attended Mississippi State College for Women. Mrs. Chatoney was a bookkeeper ... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Clues about the blues: Explore Mississippi's heritage

The B.B. King Museum in Indianola, Miss. is dedicated to the great blues ambassador. / Visit Mississippi by Eric Grossman, Special for USA TODAY by Eric Grossman, Special for USA TODAYFiled UnderView the full article on USATODAY.com.Copyright 2 ... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Dace to lead Sunflower schools

Effective July 1, Dr. Debra Dace will lead Sunflower County Consolidated School District as the new superintendent.Dace, curriculum and testing coordinator with the Tunica County School District, was appointed by the Board of Trustees of Sunflower County ... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

UF students travel to interview veterans of 1964 Freedom Summer

A cadre of students and staff from the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida traveled to the heart of the Mississippi Delta this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer, the historic voter registration ... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Capps center is said to benefit many

Individuals who complete training sessions at the Capps Technology are said to earn a higher salary and have job security.“Statistics reveal that the trainees earn an annual salary increase ranging from $9,946 to $1,311,” said Morgan.“A small group who ... [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Policy Landscape of Mississippi: Promoting Change To Create Opportunities

Community Development9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Indianola, Miss.Across the state of Mississippi, advocates, service providers and others in the asset-building field are working to improve the financial security of families by strengthening ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Gresham to lead Delta Council in 2014-15

WALTON GRESHAM, right, and his wife, Laura, and Kirkham and Hilda Povall, were on hand for the President's Reception for Delta Council members. Gresham will serve as Delta Council president in 2014-15.Walton Gresham, president of Gresham Petroleum, Indianola, ... [Published Delta Farm Press - Jun 18 2014]

Quotes

"It would be wonderful if they could," Chapman said. "We don't have a great estimate of how long the fish population could hold out."
The Delta essayist David Cohn summed up his native region more prosaically when he wrote that "the Mississippi Delta begins in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and ends on Catfish Row in Vicksburg."
"We are in a pretty challenging situation,"?Greene said. "It's quite curious that we're being put in this type of time crunch to respond to 46 pages. That's quite concerning, to say the least."
...And yet, even he learned a few things during the production of the episode. "I took the area for granted because I was used to old blues guys and tamales, and an outsider's view of the region made me realize that" Hardwick said. His biggest takeaway from the show was the dialogue between Mississippi crew members and those from New York...

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Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss. [Published Bradenton Herald - Jul 23 2014]
Get to know the Mississippi Delta [Published CNN - Jul 22 2014]
Dream flight [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 18 2014]
State eyes takeover of Greenwood school district [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Finding Mississippi in 'Parts Unknown' [Published Jackson Free Press - Jul 17 2014]
A thousand miles [Published Desoto Times Today - Jul 17 2014]
Herts to lead Delta Center [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jul 16 2014]
Joanne Williams Chatoney, 75, of Indianola [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jul 16 2014]
Clues about the blues: Explore Mississippi's he... [Published Visalia Times-Delta - Jul 07 2014]
Beatrice "Bea" McCarty Cox [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jul 07 2014]
The W to host Volunteer Mississippi info session [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 06 2014]
Dace to lead Sunflower schools [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jun 29 2014]
Remembering Fannie Lou Hamer—Part I [Published Black Press USA - Jun 27 2014]
UF students travel to interview veterans of 196... [Published Gainesville Sun - Jun 27 2014]
Capps center is said to benefit many [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jun 25 2014]
50 years later, ‘Freedom Summer’ leaders recall... [Published PBS - Jun 25 2014]
Fannie Lou Hamer remembered as Freedom Party co... [Published International Action Center - Jun 24 2014]
When the Right to Vote Wasn’t a Right [Published Daily Beast - Jun 23 2014]
GOP senator courts blacks in Mississippi primar... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Jun 21 2014]
Capps center is said to benefit many [Published Bolivar Commercial - Jun 20 2014]
Mississippi Summer of 1964: A Santa Clara Count... [Published Palo Alto Daily News - Jun 19 2014]
The Policy Landscape of Mississippi: Promoting ... [Published Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Jun 19 2014]
Gresham to lead Delta Council in 2014-15 [Published Delta Farm Press - Jun 18 2014]
6 All-American Pies for a Patriotic Pi Day Cele... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Mar 14 2014]
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