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Save the Children holds Fun Day

Working in colaboration with Gentry High and Cassie Pennington Head Start, Save the Children held its Fun Day last Friday that included a number of activities for the kids. Pictured right are Justice Woods, Jayden Topps, Destiny White and Desmond Hines playing during the event.

Photo by: Bryan Davis






Lampton’s family legacy will be long remembered

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

Within the span of a couple of weeks, the Mississippi lost the patriarch and matriarch of one of our most prominent families, the Lamptons.

Leslie B. Lampton, was founder of Ergon, which has 2,600 employees in Mississippi, 29 other states, and several other countries. Dorothy Lee Crum Lampton was his wife for 69 years.


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Murphy Mays

Services for Murphy Mays of Inverness will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Inverness.

Mr. Mays, 88, died Friday, April 27, 2018.

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.



Milton Michael Hudson

Services for Milton Michael Hudson of Ruleville will be at 12 noon Saturday at William Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Ruleville.

Mr. Hudson, 62, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Dillon Funeral Home in Indianola, which is in charge of arrangements.



Mary Ellen Stafford Holloway

Mary Ellen Stafford Holloway, 84, died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at her home in Merigold. She was born in Greenwood, later moving with her family to Cleveland. She was a graduate of Cleveland High School where she was a majorette in the band. She earned her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Educational Specialist Degrees from Delta State University.


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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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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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