More disputes among city leaders, this time over previous minutes and confusion over department heads

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Indianola city aldermen were unable to come to a unanimous consensus with regard to approving the board’s minutes during Monday night’s session.

The lack of agreement stems from some apparent confusion over whether or not the city’s department heads were actually approved by the board.




Featherstone scholarship set up to help Gentry grads

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

A scholarship fund designed to celebrate the achievements of Gentry High School seniors and reap financial support for select members of the 2019 graduating class and each subsequent group has been established to posthumously honor a well-known Delta educator from the areas of Math and Science, Dr. Charles E. Featherstone.




Three aldermen cited for violating Open Meetings Act, appeals in Jackson set for Nov. 14

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The Mississippi Ethics Commission has once again penalized City of Indianola officials.

In a letter dated Sept. 7, the commission imposed a $250 fine on Aldermen Sam Brock Jr., and Marvin Elder and a $550 fine on Alderman Ruben Woods for violating the state's Open Meetings Act.









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