Funeral homes have been forced to adhere to new social distancing guidelines, which have affected visitations and services, but like healthcare facilities across the country, many in the business are starting to experience supply shortages on essential items.
Several Indianola streets that have been in disrepair could soon be getting a makeover.
During the latter part of the 2019 legislative session, former District 13 Senator Willie Simmons was able to earmark $1 million for street repairs for the city.
Mary Margaret White has been around storytellers for most of her life.
Growing up in Drew during early childhood, she already had a knack for the written word, and as the town’s shops began to close during the 1980s and 90s, more people began to congregate at her father’s Main Street gift and appliance store.
The Indianola Mayor and Board of Aldermen on Monday night declared a state of emergency within the city, outlining new rules for gatherings and business establishments.
The Ole Miss Rebels baseball team was the real deal in 2020.
And former Indianola Academy slugger Ben Van Cleve was as much the real deal as anyone on the roster.
The 6-foot-3, 260-pound junior lit up the box score in his 26 at-bats this season to the tune of a .385 batting average.
David Marlow had one dream when he was growing up in Ruleville.
He wanted to go into the military and serve his country.
The Bayou Academy graduate and son of Will and Alicia Marlow, he wasted no time after finishing high school in joining the Army National Guard.
It appears that Sunflower County has its first confirmed case of the new coronavirus COVID-19.
Few details are available but Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal confirmed the case in a Friday evening post.
The Mississippi State Department of Health had not confirmed the case in its daily report of confirmed cases on Friday.
I put off writing this column until the very last minute.
Mostly because I’m a procrastinator by nature, but it’s partly due to the fact that the news has been changing so briskly lately, even this last-minute effort will likely be out of date somewhat by the time it hits the stands.
The coronavirus pandemic had already caused a number of inconveniences for citizens in Indianola.
Some area businesses are trying their best to mitigate those inconveniences for their customers.
Much of the nation was shocked last week when several major sporting events were completely shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The outbreak caused the cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournament, as well as suspensions of the NBA and MLB regular seasons.