The State Fire Marshal’s Office encourages firework safety this Independence Day.
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Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases, changes have been made to the annual YANKY72 memorial service.
The only event that will be taking place is a brief ceremony on July 10.
The goal is to bring honor to the ones that lost their lives on that day in the Mississippi Delta.
Sunflower County has broken the 300 mark when it comes to COVID-19 cases.
As of Wednesday, there were 306 confirmed cases within the county.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2020 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period on Friday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Sunday, July 5, at midnight.
All available troopers will be assigned to saturation patrols and checkpoints to promote traffic safety.
Limited office visits will begin in July for individuals on probation, parole, house arrest, or other forms of community supervision, the Mississippi Department of Corrections said this week.
Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 10:40 a.m., Larry D. Taylor, 58, 108 Colonial Drive, Cleveland was arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said he stole $195 worth of beer and steaks.
Once again, I am visiting North Carolina. It is time for my granddaughter to graduate from high school and for our family to come together for a week of fun and remembrances.
The NSA Booster Club recently held a meeting to elect officers for the coming school year. Seated are J R Scallion, Vice-President, Jimbo Dawson, President and standing is Priscilla Billhofer, Secretary/Treasurer.
Photo: Vikki Peay
It’s officially halftime folks.
The whistle has blown on the first six months of 2020, and there’s no telling what this crazy year is going to bring us next.
Whether you examine the start of this decade from a local or a national perspective, it has certainly been full of surprises and absolutely monumental storylines.