A prior discussion regarding the deteriorating condition of Sunflower Road, which crosses districts 3 and 4 in Sunflower County, prompted a discussion that eventually led to the call for a closed executive session to discuss personnel matters concerning workers in the road department.
The Sunflower County election commissioners have convened and the results from the August 6 Democratic primary election have been certified and in Sunflower County the numbers stack up as such.
Training for athletic competition is strenuous enough, but when you add in a spinal injury, a wheelchair and partial paralysis, the task becomes even more difficult.
Nevertheless, Marine veteran Private First Class Bruce Sanders said he handles it with exercise and meditation.
“I am a firm believer of prayer,” he said.
Indianola residents may soon start noticing an increase in mosquito truck spraying in and around their neighborhoods. A press release from Mayor Steve Rosenthal, dated August 14, confirmed that three mosquito traps recently set in Indianola have tested positive for the West Nile Virus.
Pictured are Michelle Payton, Vice President Operations, Strategic Systems Inc., Cedric Williams, Demarcus Johnson, Kendietrich Tucker, Quindarius Gardner, Kris Merritt, Cynthia Woodall, Director Outreach, Recruiting and Retention Sunflower County, Women and Children Health Initiative, and instructor, Chanley Ladner.
Some Sunflower County residents apparently still have a total disregard for the “Bridge Closed” signs on county overpasses, because they continue to take down the signage and remove or partially remove the blockades on rural roadways.
County Engineer Ron Cassada wants them to stop it.
Based on a June 21 USA Today news article, discount store chain Fred's is closing 49 more stores and the U.S. 82 location in Indianola is now on a list of 17 Mississippi locations that will have its doors shuttered.