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The whole world will know about B.B. King today. 
Issues with the city’s financial statements are causing a delay in presenting the proposed upcoming budget according to Mayor Steve Rosenthal.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors held a special call meeting on Monday to address some unresolved topics and one of the segments focused on an attempt to smooth out some bumps within the
The town of Sunflower has a new Chief law enforcement officer.
Longtime Planters Bank executive Alan Hargett has been named as Chief Executive Officer of the Sunflower County-based bank.

Regular board of aldermen meeting called off, rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The lack of a quorum caused Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting to be postponed.
Mayor Steve Rosenthal said on Wednesday that the meeting has been rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.
Only Aldermen Dana Myrick and Ruben Wood were present. Rosenthal said.


Agencies to host Indianola town hall to address opioid abuse

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Multiple Mississippi agencies will host a town hall meeting in Indianola on Sept. 19 to address the growing impact of opioids in Mississippi communities.
According to a release from the Mississippi Department of Health this week, the meeting will take place at the Charles W. Capps Jr. Technology Center at 6:30 p.m. that day.












Mississippi surpasses 2016 number in WNV cases, none reported in Sunflower Co. thus far

JACKSON,  (AP) — Mississippi has more confirmed cases of West Nile virus this year than last.
The state Health Department reported four new cases of the mosquito-borne illness Tuesday — two in Lee County and one each in Calhoun and Clay counties. Those bring this year's total so far to 45 cases, which include two deaths.



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Obituaries

James “Squeaky” Griffin, 72, of Moorhead, passed away Sunday, Sept. 9, 2019 at Mississippi Baptist... READ MORE

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The redrawn lines for Districts 13 and 22 will be in effect for tomorrow’s primary elections.