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Locked out of lockup: Moorhead chief, officers suspended

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker said he and four of his fellow officers, including Assistant Chief Sherry Myers, have been locked out of his office and the police department by the city manager and they want to know why.

In addition, Walker and Officer Patrick Mitchell have been suspended from duty.





Generally Speaking: Meaningful messages in unexpected places

By MARILYN TINNIN COLUMNIST,

One of the hardest years of my life was 2008. In the previous three years I had survived breast cancer, a divorce and a new business launch.

The ground beneath my feet had never felt more like quicksand than near the end of 2007. But then, as often happens when God is trying to get one’s attention, things got lots worse.


Sunflower County Library System awarded state, federal grants

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

The Mississippi Library Commission has awarded more than $7 million in grants to public libraries across the state, and Sunflower County will receive just under $100,000.

By way of state and federal aid, the MLC allocated the funding to 53 library systems statewide, a release from the commission said.






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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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Church News October 5, 2017

Love Program
The public is invited to a Love Program at Lake Chapel for Sis. Annette Spells and Bro. Richard Ervin at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Annual Youth Day Program
Saint James Missionary Baptist Church, 1126 Hwy 49W, is having their Annual Youth Day Program at 9 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Jaylen Brown.


Public Notices: Week of Dec. 7

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF SUNFLOWER COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
In the matter of the ESTATE OF ROBERT A. ROBERTS, JR., DECEASED
CAUSE NO. 2016-000431
ROBBIE ROBERTS, ADMINISTRATOR
SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
TO: All Unknown Heirs at Law of Robert A. Roberts, Jr., Deceased



Lang to wed Debow Oct. 14

Mr. and Mrs. John Lang III of Inverness announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Sara Elizabeth Lang to Mr. Nicholas (Nick) Raymond Debow of Carrollton. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Clark (Krissy) of Carrollton and Mr. and Mrs. Jay Debow of Fort Myers, Florida.


Students experience eclipse

Photo by: Bryan Davis
Indianola Academy student Taylor Reed views the rare solar eclipse on Monday outside of the school around one o’clock in the afternoon. Many students in Naomi Makamson’s science class were able to see the eclipse through glasses or homemade projectors made from cardboard boxes. 



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