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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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Cops and Robbers May 9, 2019

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Monday at 12:49 p.m., Rodrequez Cordell White 29, 508 Birdsong St., was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after officers were called to the 1700 block of Garrard Avenue about a 22-year-old Birdsong Street man being shot in the leg by his cousin.


Letter to the editor

Dear Editor Davis,

The spring edition of Journey this week was so much fun to read and once again here’s proof that we produce so much more in Sunflower County than just crops.

Of course, my favorite story and the first one I read was about Brittany MacNealy-Gonzales. Being family I know that story well.


Two Gentry High grads named valedictorian and salutatorian at Coahoma Community College

By FROM CCC PUBLIC RELATIONS,

At Awards Day, the two top students leading Coahoma’s 2019 graduating class were announced.

Kymbranecia Richard was named the valedictorian and Cre’Shaundra Williams, the salutatorian of the 2019 graduating class. This year’s class is headed by two graduates of Gentry High.



Davion McClain

Services for Davion McClain of Enterprise, Ala., formerly of Indianola, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gentry High School Gymnasium.

Mr. McClain, 30, died Tuesday, April 23, 2019.

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




A healthier Moorhead: Gov. Bryant’s life comes full circle as he helps christen new clinic

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Gov. Phil Bryant returned to his hometown on Friday for the grand opening of the new Phillips Health Center in downtown Moorhead. Bryant cut the ceremonial ribbon as city and clinic officials along with other dignitaries looked on.




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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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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.




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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