With a reported limited supply of the N-95 respiratory masks available and an ever-increasing demand, one local group has joined the effort to help provide the hard-to-find apparatuses.
Indianola Police Chief Edrick Hall said he is very pleased with the extra steps taken by two of his officers that resulted in the recovery of five allegedly stolen firearms this past week, thereby getting some dangerous weapons off of the streets.
Those driving down Main Street last week may have observed what may have appeared to be a scene from a Sci-Fi movie.
Reportedly, three inmates from the Sunflower County jail donned hazmat suits to disinfect and sanitize the Sunflower County Justice Court Clerk’s offices.
In response to recent guidelines handed down by the federal government, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors convened again on Monday for a brief session to discuss employee leave time for those needing to be off work due to coronavirus-related issues and how it is to be handled.
After a successful run for office this past November that included a runoff against one of his opponents, Indianola resident Ben Gaston has begun his inaugural term as a Sunflower County Supervisor, filling the District 3 seat vacated by retiring county lawmaker Dennis Holmes.
Sunflower County officials have confirmed a Friday morning death in the county is likely related to COVID-19.
There are funds available to the county for road and bridge work and equipment purchases over the next four years, and after Tuesday’s recess meeting, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors have an idea of how much.
During Monday’s meeting of the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors, the county lawmakers voted unanimously to accept a proposal from Waste Pro USA to serve as the citizens' solid waste collection service at a rate of $13.83 per month.
At Monday’s Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ meeting, the county leaders followed through on a previous decision about whether to sell the large-capacity 19-yard dump trucks, in use by the county, at auction or through the truck company's buyback program.
They decided to go through the auction process.
It’s been just over a year since Greenwood native and Moorhead resident Frederick Lewis Washington came aboard as the Sunflower County Economic Development Director and the retired Army colonel has been hard at work promoting the county and implementing measures to spur its economic growth.