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Price, Ross convicted of first-degree murder in April 2017 shooting

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

According to a statement by District Attorney W. Dewayne Richardson, a grand jury in Sunflower County recently handed down a guilty verdict in the April 17, 2017 shooting death of Aaron Beamon and the wounding of Savantae Pernell and Zachary Lee who were passengers in the car with Beamon.




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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. 





Nora Wright

Services for Nora Wright of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead

Ms. Wright, 79, died Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.

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

Burial will be in Riverside Memorial Gardens.



Overworked and underpaid? Fight over clerk assistant hire bogs down city board meeting

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A 3-1 vote to hire a full-time accounting assistant for City Clerk Lashanda Moore met with opposition, sparked some heated exchanges and was verbally vetoed by Mayor Steve Rosenthal during Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting.

As in previous meetings, Moore stated that she needed an assistant due to her workload.


Rams knock out CCHS

By PAUL PUTNAM SPORTS WRITER,

With three consecutive home-court wins under their belt the Gentry High Rams basketball team is turning in a strong start to their young season.

Owning a 3-1 record following Tuesday night’s 73-52 victory over Cleveland Central High School, the Rams will now take an extended break from live action.


Wina J. “Petey” Mixon

Wina J. “Petey” Mixon was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

A Celebration of Life service was held at 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 at Linn Methodist Church in Linn. Graveside services immediately followed at Linn Methodist Church Cemetery.


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Sports

Now 4-3 on the young basketball season, the Gentry High Lady Rams will be hitting the road again... READ MORE

Obituaries

Wina J. “Petey” Mixon was called home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019.

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A Friday night shooting in Indianola has resulted in the death of one man and the suspected... READ MORE