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Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

FEBRUARY 1919

Mr. and Mrs. Billy Duncan of Inverness were in town last week.

We are glad to report that Mrs. W. T. Pitts who has been in a Greenville hospital for three weeks is now able to be brought home.

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Holmes of Holly Ridge were the guests of friends in Indianola last Sunday.




Bridge on East Caile Road closed to traffic

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Ron Cassada, Sunflower County’s engineer, may not command the same attention as Arnold Schwarzenegger dangling from a helicopter skid yelling “the bridge is out,” but he was able to get the message across to the Board of Supervisors during a recent session that the bridge on East Caile Road is closed and impassable.








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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.


UAB, Head Coach Bill Clark, finally set free

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Shortly before Alabama mounted a historic come-from-behind win against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game last Saturday, another Yellowhammer state team was putting the finishing touches on a conference title of its own.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham defeated Middle Tennessee State 27-25 for the Conference USA title.





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Civil forfeiture battle on

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

It was inevitable that the battle over administrative forfeiture would end up with the law enforcement lobby threatening legislators with “whose side are you on, us or the drug dealers?” For decades, this threat has scared legislators into giving law enforcement whatever they want, in this case, permission to confiscate private property without










William McClain

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for William McClain of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Natha’s Ministries Word of God Church.

Mr. McClain, 71, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.


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