Headlines – 4/30/2002

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Panolian : April 30, 2002

For complete stories, pick up the 04/30/02  issue of The Panolian

Local weather observer receives Hero Award

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SLEDGE – A Sledge woman was posthumously awarded the Environmental Hero Award during a special recognition ceremony Wednesday, April 24.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, selected Maggie Johnson as one of this year’s NOAA Environmental Hero Award recipients.

Injunction to stop developer?

BATESVILLE – Three residents said they intended to file an injunction to stop a Batesville developer from constructing houses on a lot at the corner of College and Golf Streets.

Jann Williams, Betty Flint and Trina Caffey told the Batesville Board of Aldermen of their intentions during a special recessed meeting held Tuesday, April 23.

Photo Ike & Tina Turner show
Ike and Tina Turner?! No, it was just a few of the staff at Pope School entertaining the crowds during the school’s annual talent show.

Portraying the well known singing group are (l to r) Debbie Tidwell, Jeremy Stinson, a/k/a Tina Turner, LueBertia Ware and Danielle Willis, a/k/a Ike Turner. The talent show was held Friday, April 26, in the school’s auditorium.

The family of Christopher Todd stands near the sign which was unveiled Saturday, April 27, to hang on McMahan Field at J.P. Hudson Park.  Todd was killed in an automobile accident last year, along with his mother, Amy Robison.

An emotional memorial dedication was held in his honor by former teammates, family and friends.

Left to mourn Christopher were (l to r) sister Lauren Todd, father Jeff Todd and stepmother Gina Todd.

ND tennis 1st place team

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The North Delta boys took first place overall at the district tennis match at Indianola Academy, Monday, April 22.  Team members and coaches include (front, l to r) Afeef Husni, Jonathan Pratt, Currie Martin, coach Angie Ledbetter; (back, l to r) John Howell, Jr., coach; Jay Merritt, David Tuthill, Adam Waldrup and Andrew Wood.