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Martha Mae Levy

Services for Martha Mae Levy of Southaven, formerly of Moorhead, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.

Ms. Levy, 86, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 in Memphis.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola.


Marcus “Weezie” Hutchins

Services for Marcus “Weezie” Hutchins of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Hutchins, 36, died Friday, Oct. 18, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Trunk or treat

Hundreds gathered at First Baptist Church Indianola last Sunday for the church’s annual Trunk or Treat event. Kids went car-to-car filling their buckets with candy, while also enjoying the slides, hotdogs and unicorn rides on the grounds. Pictured above in costume are Maryn Hardin, Rose Hardin and Mills Hardin.





Arzella Carter Norris

Funeral Services for Arzella Carter Norris will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, preceded by a wake from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at New Tabernacle Baptist Church, 10413 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago.


Lavonne Modley-Brown

Services for Lavonne Modley-Brown of Indianola will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Mrs. Modley-Brown, 68, died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.


Addie B. Armstrong Hudson

A homegoing celebration for Addie B. Armstrong Hudson, 71, of Chicago and formerly of Greenville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oakland Covenant Church in Chicago.

Addie went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Leak and Sons Funeral Home, Chicago. 


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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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Candidates meet in public forum

Photos by: Recardo Thomas
Indianola’s three Democratic candidates for mayor met at Gentry High School last Friday night for a forum sponsored by the Sunflower County NAACP Chapter. Incumbent Mayor Steve Rosenthal, Mario Robinson and Vivian Jenkins are pictured left to right.


Church encourages athletes to ‘pursue God’

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Prayers, motivational videos, games, prizes and inspired biblical encouragement combined with great food and fellowship constitutes a winning combination.
And once again Pastor Guy Burke, First Baptist Church and other community members teamed up to provide that enriching experience for local high school football athletes.






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