100 YEARS AGO,
EDITORIAL NOTES BY J. A. RICHARDSON
Because women now have the right to vote, we rather expect that politicians will now try to make a hit with every Miss.
The Southern Railway is no more. It was now become Columbus and Greenville We wish it success but until it ceases to be a miserable medicant and adopts real business principles it has little chance
LOCAL NEWS Tuesday, the women of Indianola assembled at the courthouse for the purpose of organizing a club for better citizenship and civic improvement.
These officers were elected, Mrs. D. M. Quinn, president; Mrs. H. L. Martin, vice president; Mrs. W. T. Pitt, second vice president; Mrs. L. S. Allen, recording secretary; Mrs. E. K. Sims, corresponding secretary; and Mrs. J. B. House, treasurer.
50 YEARS AGO,
Sports feature: “All that height will just go to waste if you don’t play basketball”, Herbert Ball said of his younger brother Coolidge Ball, who was 13 in 1965.
His brother, Coolidge, is now 18, stands 6’ 5” and weighs 198 pounds. Coolidge Ball is the first black athlete to pay basketball under a scholarship at the University of Mississippi.
AROUND THE TOWN BY MRS. R. M. YARBROUGH
Mr. and Mrs. E. B, Fritts of Paducah, Kentucky just returned home after a few days with their son, Eddie Fritts and family.
Mrs. A. B. Clark, Jr. appeared on the Coffee With Judy program on WLBT and discussed the new cookbook, “Bayou Cuisine” which is a project of St. Stephens Episcopal Church and was edited by Mrs. Clark.
IA NEWS: Catherine Fisher wrote a feature about the talents of students; Many IIA students have various talents.
For instance, Jacki Lipe has been playing the piano at Fairview Baptist Church for several years David Sessums proves he likes to work on cars. Jose Ramirez works to help get his sisters and brothers through school and he can sing.
He performs with the band “Grand Central Station.”
25 YEARS AGO
Construction is at a fast pace on the new Community Bank on Highway 82.
It will feature a 14-foot ceiling in the lobby and will be three times the size of the bank downtown.
Cassey Rose was featured as Pippi Longstsocking at the Indianola Academy observance of Children’s Book Week.
She stood out among hundreds of characters at school on Friday.
LOCAL NEWS: Arbor Day was observed in Indianola with the planting of three memorial trees.
Those remembered were Beth Switzer, a popular Indianola Academy teacher who was murdered at her home two years ago; Mrs. Winkie Brickell and Mrs. Christine Swartz.
Tyrone Washington, the former all everything in basketball at Gentry High School will be playing for the nationally ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs this season.
15 YEARS AAGO,
Th Indianola Academy Girls Basketball team goes into the season ranked number 2 in AA competition Coach Ed Waldrup says he will be counting on Margaret Ross Long at forward, Anne Barrett Polk in the post position and Hannah Schlatter at guard
Cassey Rose has come a long way from portraying Pippi Longstsocking in an elementary book festival at the Indianola Academy.
She is now Dr. Cassey Rose Hardin. She practices with Dr. Julia Hill at Hill and Hardin Dental.
She is married to Mark Hardin and they have three daughters, Rose, 8 and twins Maryn and Mills,6.
She is president elect of Mississippi Dental Association, District II and is a member of Mississippi Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
She is a life member of the Indianola Junior Auxiliary and a new board member at the Indianola Academy.
The dental clinic recently completed an endowment scholarship in the dental hygiene program at Mississippi Delta Community College. She stays busy at her dental practice, caring for her family as well as the family pet, a Springer Spaniel, Lilly, but enjoys the game of tennis when time allows.