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On Monday night, the Indianola Board of Aldermen collectively agreed to accept a new insurance option for the city employees’ health insurance plan that was presented by Hunter Hollingsworth on behalf of Collier Insurance Company of Memphis.
Three civil rights icons — Charles Evers, John Lewis and C.T. Vivian — all died last week, and of the three, Evers’ passing received the least national publicity.
Or, at least, that’s the way it seemed to me.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Sunflower County, along with deaths and long-term care facility outbreaks continue to rise.
As of Wednesday, the Mississippi State Department of Health is reporting 854 positive patients in Sunflower County, with 17 deaths related to the virus.
There was an issue with getting all of the minutes from previous meetings approved during Monday night's Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting, which featured a combined agenda because, of late, the city leaders have been experiencing some difficulty in coming together to vote on items due to a lack of a quorum.
Mississippi high school football games are usually getting started around mid-August, but that won’t be the case for public schools this year.
As districts make tough decisions for student-athletes over the next two weeks, the Mississippi High School Activities Association has already delayed the football season by two weeks.
There’s no question that there are children in Sunflower County who depend on the two meals they get during the school year for nutrition.