BELZONI, – The University of Mississippi Medical Center is bringing more care to the underserved Mississippi Delta with the opening of an after-hours acute care clinic in Belzoni.
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With the Indianola democratic primary election less than six weeks away the Indianola Municipal Democratic Executive Committee would like to point out two very important election-related issues.
Sunflower County Board President Glenn Donald finally got the votes to rescind a policy he maintains has been costing the county money.
The board voted 3-1 in its recent meeting to allow the county to begin issuing car tags to those who still owe balances on their residential solid waste accounts.
Sunflower County Engineer Ron Cassada told the County Board of Supervisors last week the county’s infrastructure is in “a crisis.”
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Transportation is delaying work on several highway expansion projects because of a tight state budget.
Director Melinda McGrath tells lawmakers Friday that the department is spending money on existing highways rather than new ones.
JACKSON, Miss. – This week, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports five new human cases of West Nile Virus, bringing the state total to 41 this year. The new cases were in Clarke, Hinds, Lauderdale, Monroe and Yazoo counties.
As lawmakers balk at raising any sort of taxes at the state level, counties like Sunflower are being forced to raise local taxes in order to shore up funding for critical infrastructure.
Mississippi Delta Community College Band Director James Shannon is hoping to start a few new traditions with the Trojan marching band. The first-year director is laboriously charged to take up the leadership of the college’s band for the first time.
The B.B. King Day Symposium is back.
The event, hosted by the B.B. King Recording Studio and the B.B. King Museum, will kick off the two-day event on Sept. 6, according to a release from Mississippi Valley State University.
The event will be packed with lectures and a gathering at B.B. King’s Club Ebony.
The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center has been awarded a $143,976 grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Sciences (MLS.
According to a release from the museum this week, this grant is part of a total of $1.4 million MLS will award over the next two years across the country.