Indianola man arrested in connection with Monday morning theft, 82 accident

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

An Indianola man is in custody after leading police on a high-speed chase through the city that resulted in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 82.

At least one person had to be airlifted to a Jackson hospital as a result. Police arrested Edwin Sims of Stonewall Drive and charged him with felony fleeing.



Moorhead police make arrest after Delta Health Clinic robbed of TV

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

An after-hours visit to the Delta Health Clinic on West Washington Street in Moorhead resulted in some jail time for LaToby Williams, 36 of 509 East Washington St.

Police Chief Bobby Walker said Williams broke into the clinic through the back door of the facility early Tuesday morning and stole a 40-inch TV.







Citizens ask county to slow speed bump installations

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors’ attempt to make some rural routes safer for residents has hit a few bumps.

The county has installed engineer-approved speed deterrent devices on Fisackerly and Beaverdam Roads,  among others, but some motorists are complaining that the bumps are a nuisance and even against state law.




Ship builders wanted: Ingalls Shipbuilding comes to Capps Center in search of labor

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Ingalls Shipbuilding is expecting to build more than just ships.

The Pascagoula-based company is hopeful that its collaboration with the Capps Center and the state’s community college network will enable them to assemble a fleet of trained and qualified pipefitters who will want to come to their shipyard to work.



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