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Sliding into home: After playing pro ball, Cummins returns to Sunflower County

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Brandon Cummins has lived the life most young baseball players dream about when they go to sleep at night.

The Drew native and former Delta State Statesmen worked his way onto an independent league roster and then onto the Chicago Cubs Single-A affiliate South Bend’s team a year ago.







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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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John Owens

Services for John Owens of Moorhead will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity House of Prayer, Moorhead.

Mr. Owens, 67, died Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

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


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