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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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Gentry’s roadshow heads to Greenwood High tomorrow night

By BY PAUL PUTNAM FOR THE E-T,

For the third consecutive week the Gentry High Rams will play a football game on the road, and on this occasion the highway will take them to Greenwood High School.
However, this Friday’s 7 p.m. contest also kicks off the Region 3-4A portion of both teams’ schedule as the importance of each game is on the rise.


Louis Gulley

Louis Gulley, age 66, of Moorhead passed away on January 7, 2018.
Visitation will be held Friday, January 19 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Byas Funeral Home in Indianola. Services will be held on Saturday, January 20 at 2:30 p.m. at St. Luke Church of God in Christ in Indianola with Elder Ezra Howard officiating.



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.


Cops and Robbers June 28, 2018

The Indianola police reported no arrests  from the previous week

 

According to the Police Department, the following calls were received over the last week,

On June 12 at 8:53 a.m., a Coolidge Street woman said someone broke the back window out of her 2006 Chevrolet Malibu.


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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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