100 YEARS AGO,
100 YEARS AGO,
“Vacation Bible School?”
It sounds like an oxymoron to me.
I suppose it has to do with whether one is participating as an attendee or teaching as one of many recruits, all of whom deserve the Purple Heart at the very least.
What is gentleness and what does it mean to you? According to Webster’s New World College Dictionary it means belonging to upper classes or polite society; like or suitable to polite society; refined, courteous, etc. Gentleness is kindness. Mark Twain once said, “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
Gillespie Drive resident Hezzie Murry, flanked by a few of his neighbors, voiced his frustration to the city board over the city’s lack of effort to alleviate a drainage problem affecting his home and other properties in the area.
During the May 28 regular session of the Indianola Board of Aldermen, a question about a docket item to reimburse Mayor Steve Rosenthal $1,231.53 lit a heated discussion between Alderman Sam Brock and Rosenthal. In the end the aldermen voted 4 to 1 to approve the docket with Brock casting the no vote.
When Senator Thad Cochran delivered his farewell address on the Senate floor last spring, it marked the end of an era, not just for Mississippi, but for national politics.
For the fifth year, the Mississippi Optometric Association (MOA) and the Mississippi Vision Foundation (MVF) will provide eye exams at no-cost to third graders who did not pass the state reading assessment test and do not have insurance. The exams are offered through July 31.
Check out this interview The E-T's Recardo Thomaas did with newly-signed to Alligator Recrods Christone "Kingfish" Ingram.
Local Girl Scout Troop 30123 recently hosted its Cookie Awards Day Ceremony and celebrated a successful cookie-selling season with a pizza party.
The seven-girl troop, who had a recognized presence around Indianola, marketed a combined total of 3,403 boxes of the sweet treats.