A murder trial that was set to happen in Sunflower County has been granted a change of venue.
This year’s Charles Featherstone Black Tie Scholarship Fundraiser has been set for Saturday, September 21 at 7 p.m. at the B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center.
The Gentry High School Choir and ensembles got a taste of Hollywood recently, taking home more awards at the Calabasas Performing Arts Center. The group has been invited back to the Carnegie Hall Festival of Gold Concert in 2020 in New York.
Sunflower County’s division of the National Association of Triads, Inc., is asking local businesses and the public’s help in providing for its first of hopefully many senior citizens’ banquets.
With only one day left to qualify for the August 6 Primary Election, two more names have been added to the list of hopefuls vying for seats in Sunflower County’s political arena.
With just over a week to go, five new names have been added to the growing list of Sunflower County political hopefuls. This week the Sunflower County Circuit Clerk’s office reported that Jerry Pate has submitted qualifying papers for the office of Sunflower County Sheriff; Pate is running as a Republican.
Although there were no injuries or fatalities, a recent grain-bin accident that occurred northeast of Drew, where a worker was trapped for nearly four hours, has stirred county emergency management personnel and county lawmakers to a proactive course of action.
At it most recent convening, the Sunflower County Grand Jury handed down four additional indictments on Indianola resident and businessman Timothy J. Jones.
Typically a 10-24 police code is the first signal a dispatcher learns and it is also the last one they ever want to use.
It means an officer is down or an officer needs assistance.