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Indianola firefighters raise money for Muscular Dystrophy

Last Saturday, firefighters from the Indianola Fire Department and the Indianola Volunteers converged on the downtown area to join in with more than 100,000 firefighters from across the nation who hit the streets annually asking citizens in their community to make a donation to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, during their Fill the Boot camp


Delta Council Day is June 1

Delta Council President, George King of Chatham, is pleased to announce the organization’s 83rd Annual Meeting to be held Friday, June 1, 2018. The Annual Meeting of the Delta’s regional business and agriculture organization will be hosted at Delta State University’s Bologna Performing Arts Center (BPAC) in Cleveland, Mississippi.





Anthony Randle

Services for Anthony Randle of Indianola will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church.

Mr. Randle, 45, died Friday, May 18, 2018 at his home.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Redmon Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Indianola Memorial Gardens.


Ann Dinwiddie Roberts

A private burial for Ann Dinwiddie Roberts, age 80, wife and homemaker, was held on Monday, May 21 at the Moorhead Cemetery.  She passed away peacefully Friday, May 18, 2018 at her home in Bay Saint Louis, alongside her loving husband of 37 years David Roberts. Arrangements were under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Indianola.


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Community News April 26, 2018

 

B.B. King Museum

The B.B. King Museum will be hosting its monthly “Be Smart! Control Your Diabetes” seminar April 26. This month’s presentation will be on foot care for diabetics. Presentation will be led by Ms. Willie Ann Thomas. For more information contact Kiana Butler at (662) 887-9539.

 

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MDCC hosts career fair

Mississippi Delta Community College recently hosted its career fair. Pictured is Steele Robbins, who teaches Precision Agriculture at MDCC and is showing a student how to use a drone to improve crop production.

Mississippi Delta’s campus was buzzing April 16 with hundreds of students who attended its Career Fair.






City and inspector being sued over home, case heads to hearing

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The city of Indianola appears to be headed to court to defend itself pursuant to allegations made by a homeowner that it failed to fully vet the credentials of an Arkansas contractor hired to construct her home.

A hearing before Judge W. Ashley Hines has been set for 10 a.m., June 25, in a Washington County Courtroom.



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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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