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Community News September 20, 2018

Class of ‘75

Gentry High Class of 1975 will meet at 4 p.m. Saturday at Betty’s Place. All class members planning on participating in homecoming tailgating will need to be present. T-shirts will be ordered/paid for at this meeting.

 

Class of ‘76

Gentry High Class of 1976 will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut.







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Carver Randle Sr., attorney, activist and public servant, passes at 76

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Lifelong Indianola resident and public servant, Carver A. Randle Sr. passed away on Friday morning at the Greenwood-Leflore Hospital after a series of medical complications.

The 76-year-old attorney and activist worked persistently at his craft until he was physically unable to continue.








Community News Aug., 23, 2018

Class of ‘85

The Gentry High Class of 1985 will meet at 5 p.m. Sunday at Guadalajara to finalize homecoming plans. Please be on time.

 

Class of ‘72

The Gentry Class High of 1972 will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday at Pizza Hut. All classmates are encouraged to attend.

 

Class of ‘69


Step Outside: Crape Myrtle Bark Scale hits Sunflower County trees

By ALEX DEASON STEP OUTSIDE,

Over the past couple of weeks I have received numerous calls on what looks like mold or mildew on crape myrtles in yards.

It has surprised homeowners when they have gone out and looked at the mildew to see that it is moving.

This is because the bark is encrusted with a nonnative insect called the Crape Myrtle Bark Scale.



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City says “Concerned Citizens” group can’t meet in public building

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.







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City says “Concerned Citizens” group can’t meet in public building

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.




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