Photo by Charlie Smith
Representatives from Sunflower County and Life Help, the regional mental health agency, hold a ceremonial groundbreaking on July 5 for the new building off U.S. 49 in Indianola. The $1.8 million facility will include clinical outpatient mental health treatment and a day program for mentally disabled adults. The contractor has 300 days to complete construction. From left are architect William Mills, Supervisors Gloria Dickerson and Dennis Holmes, Chancery Clerk Gloria McIntosh, Sunflower County Life Help Commissioner Mattie Todd, Life Help County Administrator Nivia Murry, Life Help Business Manager Virginia Haley, Life Help Executive Director Phaedre Cole, Board President Glenn Donald, Life Help Public Relations Manager Dorothy Robertson, Sunflower County Comptroller Stephanie Washington and Supervisor Riley Rice.