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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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‘I think God put me on Earth to be a helper’: Britt takes gavel as the 2019 president of Indianola Chamber Main Street

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Cherrie Britt has been a volunteer all her life.

A native of Skene, located just outside of Cleveland, Britt has lived in Indianola for over two decades. She’s raised two children here, and recently she assumed the role of one of the city’s top volunteers.




Pages from the past: A look back with Charlotte Buchanan: An update on a special class of nurses

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

100 YEARS AGO,

 MAY 1919

  Before buying a lot in Indianola, see W. M Faison’s elegant new addition on West side.

 

NOTES FROM THE EDITOR,

J A. RICHARDSON  Build good roads new roads regardless of cost, and see how quickly good times will come down these roads



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Sunflower County youth killed in apparent accidental shooting

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

A 17-year-old Sunflower County youth has died as a result of a gunshot wound to the chest that he received from a 9 mm handgun early Sunday morning at a home in the 200 block of Augusta Street.

Caleb Smith, a junior at Indianola Academy, died late Sunday night at a Jackson hospital as a result of his injury.



Locked out of lockup: Moorhead chief, officers suspended

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Moorhead Police Chief Bobby Walker said he and four of his fellow officers, including Assistant Chief Sherry Myers, have been locked out of his office and the police department by the city manager and they want to know why.

In addition, Walker and Officer Patrick Mitchell have been suspended from duty.



‘I think God put me on Earth to be a helper’: Britt takes gavel as the 2019 president of Indianola Chamber Main Street

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Cherrie Britt has been a volunteer all her life.

A native of Skene, located just outside of Cleveland, Britt has lived in Indianola for over two decades. She’s raised two children here, and recently she assumed the role of one of the city’s top volunteers.





Entergy talks proposed $138M Sunflower County solar farm

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Entergy’s footprint in Sunflower County is about to get a lot bigger.

The utility, which services much of the Delta, announced last week that it is partnering with Recurrent Energy on a $138 million solar panel farm that will be located on a 1,000-acre site in the northern part of the county near Ruleville.


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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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