Of course Jim Hood is playing political games, as Tate Reeves alleges, by investigating what arms were twisted and who was doing the twisting in pushing for the construction of what is being comically referred to as “Tate Reeves Way.”
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Chris McDaniel, running for the U.S. Senate in a special election this November, released a “Contract With Mississippi” a couple of weeks ago. He deserves credit for a document that sticks to conservative principles, but in some key areas it’s light on details.
There are 45 species of bats that are found in the United States and 15 of those call Mississippi home.
Over the past couple weeks several conversations have taken place about habitats, safety and history of these bats.
Indianola resident Shirley Burks was recently sworn in as the newly selected president of the Sunflower County Baptist Woman’s Auxiliary. The ceremony of conveyance was held on July 10 during the Sunflower County Baptist Association’s gathering at Union Grove M.B. Church on French Road.
There may not be a joke that starts off, “a monkey and a dinosaur went down the street,” but this daring duo did draw smiles as they meandered through streets near the Elmwood Subdivision.
Hundreds of delegates from across the state convened in Jackson last week for the 129th Annual General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Mississippi Inc. Indianola and Sunflower County were well represented at this year’s association that was held at the Jackson Marriott, July 16 to 20.
Questions about the jail bill for one Sunflower County prisoner led to confusion last week over whether the individual had his initial court appearance.
After a closed executive session on Monday, the Indianola city lawmakers finally voted 4 to 1 to approve the claims docket with the exclusion of a request to pay the invoice for the concrete parking area being constructed at Gilmer’s Park.
The issue of the city’s policies on issuing tax abatements came up again during Monday night’s regular meeting of the Indianola Board of Aldermen.
No action was taken on two issues related to tax incentives.