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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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Solution to Gillespie flooding clogged at the source

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A clogged culvert is said to be the culprit that caused some homeowners on Gillespie Street in Indianola to feel a little more waterlogged than other area residents after last week’s torrential rainfall.

The heavy rains and subsequent storms left up to a half-foot of floodwater in some homes on the north side of the street.





Terrell awarded $1K scholarship

Indianola Academy Senior Kelli Terrell was recently awarded a $1,000 Scholarship from the Grand Lodge of Mississippi, F.&A.M. The award, funded by the Martin-Murphy Education Fund, offers scholarships to one graduating senior in each of Mississippi’s twenty-nine Masonic Districts.




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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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