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Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: An update on Laura Walden

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

MAY 1919

FRONT PAGE AD:  The Delta Penny Savings Bank solicits your account, no matter how small or large. J. E. Walker, President; W. S. Stephenson, Vice President.

W. E. Chapman is attending the press association meeting this week.








IA Beautification Club donates can tabs to Ronald McDonald House

Indianola Academy students and Beautification Club collected and donated seventeen gallons of aluminum can tabs to the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Memphis.  The money received from recycling these tabs will be used to help support the services The Ronald McDonald House provides to families of children undergoing treatment at St.




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‘I think God put me on Earth to be a helper’: Britt takes gavel as the 2019 president of Indianola Chamber Main Street

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Cherrie Britt has been a volunteer all her life.

A native of Skene, located just outside of Cleveland, Britt has lived in Indianola for over two decades. She’s raised two children here, and recently she assumed the role of one of the city’s top volunteers.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: An update on a special class of nurses

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

 MAY 1919

  Before buying a lot in Indianola, see W. M Faison’s elegant new addition on West side.

 

NOTES FROM THE EDITOR,

J A. RICHARDSON  Build good roads new roads regardless of cost, and see how quickly good times will come down these roads



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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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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.



Slater speaks to Lions

Kay Slater, Assistant Director of The Sunflower County Library System  presented the Lions Club program last week. The program was “Cyber Security Analyst”and included a  two-page"Social Media Steps for Privacy." Slater was introduced by Malone Phillips. Submitted Photo


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.


Johnny E. King

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Services for Johnny E. King of Inverness will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christian Fellowship Church of God in Christ, Indianola.

Mr. King, 57, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018 at Select Specialty Hospital, Jackson.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.


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.



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