Posts Tagged ‘Indianola’

Delta downtown officials form new organization

GREENWOOD — The Delta Downtown Alliance (DDA), an alliance of downtown representatives from throughout the Mississippi Delta, has been founded. The DDA’s mission is to strengthen the promotion and publicity of events and projects in historic downtowns throughout the Mississippi Delta in order to unite the region through information sharing and coordinated communication. There are no membership […] [...]

Mississippi Gift Company selling the best of the state

by Becky Gillette Published: March 7,2014

Tags: Business, Indianola, Mississippi

Greenwood-based Mississippi Gift Company began in 1993 with the mission of searching and bringing together the best the state has to offer to fill orders for Mississippi-made products. The company started with 14 products and 20 years later business is thriving with a wide array of products. “During this time we have collected the largest […] [...]

LIVING LIFE AND LOVING IT: Insurance agent Andy Daniels takes to the sky for birthday

Not everyone celebrates a birthday with a skydiving adventure, but Andy Daniels of Indianola did just that, and it’s a birthday he won’t soon forget. The State Farm insurance agent didn’t mind turning 46, but he did want to fulfill a long-standing wish and do something memorable. Plans to take the dive on his 40th […] [...]

State set to meet about Aberdeen school system

JACKSON — State officials have signaled they could be seeking to take over an eighth school district even as they consider fundamental changes to the process of state control, called conservatorship. Mississippi’s Commission on School Accreditation is scheduled to meet Wednesday in Jackson and appears poised to declare a state of emergency in the 1,400-student […] [...]

Analysis: Museum project draws hopes, suspicions

Not all lawmakers are convinced a Mississippi civil rights museum will finally get off the ground, despite the speed at which a proposal is making its way through the Legislature. Their doubts can be heard in floor debate and committee meetings. Rep. Jim Evans, a black Democrat from Jackson, told his colleagues last week, "Let’s […] [...]

Daniels found stability with State Farm

by Laura Smith Published: March 7,2010

Tags: agent, Andy Daniels, Indianola, spotlight, State Farm

Delta native says brand of nation’s largest insurer and father’s legacy made decision easy An open position in a Yazoo City State Farm office and the desire for a more stable career led agent Andy Daniels to follow in his father’s footsteps. After working for nearly a decade at various sales marketing positions and moving […] [...]

McPherson attends ADA function in Texas

by MBJ Newswires Published: July 6,2009

Tags: ADA, American Dietetic Association, dietitian, Draughon McPherson, Indianola

Draughon McPherson, registered dietitian of Indianola, was among the national leaders of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) who were selected to attend its sixth Leadership Institute, held June 11-14 in Dallas, Texas. McPherson is a part-time instructor of nutrition/dietetics in the Delta State University College of Education’s Division of Family & Consumer Sciences and consultant […] [...]

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