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Derrick Reed

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for Derrick Reed of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Reed, 34, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.



Roosevelt Howard Sr.

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for Roosevelt Howard Sr. of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Natha’s Ministries Word of God Church.

Mr. Howard, 79, died Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.


Louise Stamps

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for Louise Stamps of Indianola will be Saturday at 12 noon at Full Gospel Apostolic Church.

Mrs. Stamps, 74, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, with family hour from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Eli's Story: IA senior survived near drowning at 3 years old, has grown into exceptional scholar-athlete

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

If you ask Eli Lipsey what he remembers about July 12, 2004, he can’t tell you much.

The Indianola Academy senior was only 3 years old then, and like most people, memories of those early years are a little hazy.






Nester speaks to Lions

Lion Charlie Mason brought Indianola Academy Head Football  Coach, Tommy Nester, to speak to the Indianola Lions Club recently.  Nester discussed the graduating senior players as well as upcoming talent.  The Colonels are coming off another district title win and a fourth consecutive appearance in the AAA State Championship Game.


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Another Moorhead officer’s car torched, arrest made

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

For the second time in three months, arsonists have torched personal vehicles owned by Moorhead police officers, but this latest incident has sparked an arrest.

Henry Lewis 50, whose address is said to be 402 Spruce St., Greenville, was arrested and charged with first-degree arson and trespassing after notice of non-permission.








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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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