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Livestock show set for Jan. 19

Nichols McCrory is one of dozens of Sunflower County kids who will be showing livestock at the 76th annual Sunflower County Livestock Show on Saturday, Jan. 19. The event will take place at the Edgar N. Donahoe Livestock Arena in Sunflower. Start time is 1 p.m.

Photo: Bryan Davis

 


Indianola Academy swim team competes

Twenty-five Indianola Academy athletes competed in the annual Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Swimming Championships, held in the fall at the DSU Natatorium in Cleveland.

The Colonels competed in individual and relay events with hundreds of entrants from eighteen secondary schools and twenty-two elementary schools.





Community News January 3, 2019

MVSU Alumni Meeting

The Sunflower County Chapter of Mississippi Valley State University Alumni Association will have its regular monthly meeting at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2019 in the fellowship hall of First United Baptist Church, 720 Coolidge Street. All alumni and friends of the Valley are welcome to attend.

 



Generally Speaking: An old/new approach to changing the world

By MARILYN TINNIN COLUMNIST,

I read the most interesting column in the opinion section of the Wall Street Journal this morning.

Here in my temporary state of unemployment where every day except Sunday is Saturday in my universe, I do love poring over the Wall Street Journal, several news blogs online and listening to way too much talk radio before 9 a.m.




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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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