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Jaylen Brown, a member of Troop #4478, recently carried out his Eagle Scout project of conducting a personal hygiene supply drive for the residents of Indianola Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. Jaylen was helped by other scouts, members of the Indianola Youth Council, members of his church and the center's staff members.
For 14 out of the 15 years of its existence at Gentry High School, the Jobs for America’s Graduates-Mississippi program has had students to travel to the nation’s capitol as participants in the National Student Leadership Academy.
The New Learning Resources Online program at Families First has been deemed a success.
“The program works,” declared Janice Galloway, NLRO facilitator, Families First Resource Center.
The program celebrated its first graduate during a noontime ceremony on Sept. 13.
The Patron’s Drive for the Mid-Delta Arts Association is still going on, and general admission tickets for the Brindley Theater’s first production of the new season are on sale.
The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently recognized Constitution Day with a ceremony in front of the Sunflower County Courthouse and with an art competition in local elementary schools.
North Sunflower County will be “Under the Pig Top” this weekend as the Great Ruleville Roast commences on Friday and runs through Saturday. The air will be filled with competition barbeque, fireworks and the sounds of great music.
The observance of Columbus Day by the postal service will provide Sunflower County residents with a little extra time to submit their voter registration forms by mail.
Anyone planning to register by mail to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 election must have the completed form submitted and postmarked no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 9.
Unofficial letter grade scores released by the Mississippi Department of Education last week reflect mixed results for Sunflower County Consolidated School District.
The county’s public schools received an overall F ranking by the state, but the district continues to show improvements in its lower grades.
In spite of a split 2 to 2 tie-vote by the Indianola aldermen, the proposed city budget for the upcoming fiscal year was approved.
The new fiscal year begins Oct. 1.
Mayor Steve Rosenthal had to cast the deciding yes vote during a special session that took place on Thursday night. Alderman Gary Fratesi was absent.