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Ray Woods Jr.

Services for Ray Woods Jr. of Indianola were held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11 at Church of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Mr. Woods, 72, departed from this life on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020.

Visitation was from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home, Indianola, which was in charge of arrangements.



Alberta Robertson

Services for Alberta Robertson of Moorhead will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Swan Lake Missionary Baptist Church, Moorhead.

Ms. Robertson, 63, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

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


Ernest Webb

Services for Ernest Webb of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Webb, 57, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020.

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.


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Hall previews community forum

Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall was on hand at the Indianola Rotary Club this week, inviting members to attend what he predicts will be a standing room only community forum at the B.B. King Museum, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight. The forum is being held to address short-term solutions to Indianola’s gun violence issues.








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Sunflower County left ‘voiceless’: District 22 plan pulls county’s largest voter base from 13, qualified candidates not happy with Legislature

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A proposed plan to redraw Senate Districts 13 and 22 is now in the hands of U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves.

According to District 13 Senator Willie Simmons, D-Cleveland, the proposed plan passed the House and Senate and was sent to Reeves days before the appointed April 3 deadline.


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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