Several Delta legislators have come together and have presented a multi-step plan to address issues at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.
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FRONT PAGE NEWS: Indianola has a candidate for Circuit Judge in the person of Honorable S. F. Davis and it appears he will be an easy winner. Our Sid has a handicap of well wishers all over the District that will be hard for his opponent to overcome.
The Gentry High School Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Student of the Week is Alaysia D’Amelle White. The junior Moorhead native plans to pursue a career in health care with a dream job of becoming a nurse. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and shopping. She is pictured with JMG Instructor and Job Specialist Dr. Adrian Brown.
A new owner could pick up the county’s garbage collection service.
Contracting with a new solid waste service provider was one of multiple issues that the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors decided to table until the March 2 meeting.
The Bigger Pie Forum, a Jackson organization that advocates good government, has identified two “structural impediments” in the Public Employees Retirement System that prevent it from producing all the money it needs for Mississippi’s retired public workers.
Indianola Lodge No. 450, F. & A. M. will open their doors and invite the public to help mark the 120th anniversary of being chartered by the Grand Lodge of Mississippi, this Saturday, February 22, 2020.
The Lodge will host an open house, starting with a come-and-go sausage & biscuit breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.
The investigation into the December death of 28-year-old Travis Shaw of Indianola is still ongoing and as of Friday two more arrests have been made in his homicide.
No arrest reports were submitted from the Indianola Police Department this week,
However, in other calls,
On Sunday at 3:09 p.m., a Johnson Avenue woman said a 20-year-old Flint Street, Mobile, Alabama man, driving a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe, hit her 2005 Nissan Altima in the 300 block of Johnson Street and left the scene.