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The jobs picture in Sunflower County is getting better.
Numbers released Tuesday showed the unemployment rate in October fell below 10 percent for the first time in seven years.

“Wherever your journey takes you, we’re happy to help make it better along the way” is the motto of Hampton Inn. And soon those whose journey brings them to Indianola will enjoy that same experience.

City of Indianola employees didn’t receive their paychecks until well after 5 p.m. Friday — just days after aldermen passed a new policy requiring them to be paid by noon.

JACKSON — It was just the wrong night to play 12 minutes of non-typical Indianola Academy football.

Despite having dropped their first decision of the young season, the Gentry High Rams basketball team took a 3-1 record into Tuesday’s night game against visiting Humphreys County.

The 61st annual Indianola Community Fund drive has kicked off to again provide support for local nonprofit agencies.
It’s one of the city’s longest traditions and allows one donation to help a wide span of organizations.


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