Gloria Dickerson sat in a large crowd of Drew citizens on Monday night, listening to three options that are on the table that could improve school facilities in Sunflower County.
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Rickey D. Hoskins has officially suspended his candidacy for the Indianola Alderman Ward 3 seat.
Hoskins said on Tuesday that he took the action because he has a lot going on right now as it relates to his job and hasn’t had time to campaign.
Only three of the five Indianola Aldermen were present for Monday night’s meeting, but the city’s business did proceed as planned.
The vote was 2-1, with Alderman Ruben Wood voting no, to sign a contract with Marvell Labs of Greenwood to manage a random drug testing program for city employees.
A 14-year-old Sunflower boy is in hot water with county law enforcement after he allegedly took a shotgun and a .22 caliber handgun from Sheriff James Haywood’s vehicle
The sheriff’s truck was parked at his residence on Saturday morning, and according to Haywood, both weapons were recovered without incident.
Indianola Academy senior Sebastian Harris runs one in from mid-field during IA's 38-8 win over North Delta on Friday night.
On rainy days, the grounds of Gentry High School flood, the roofs leak and the awnings over the walkways leak water on students as they enter the building.
Even on sunny days, the facilities around the Indianola portion of the Sunflower County Consolidated School District experience plumbing issues and broken HVAC systems.
Sunflower County has a budget.
On Friday the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors met in a special session and approved the adoption of the proposed budget and tax levy for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, which did not raise the millage rate.
The second of two mayoral forums featuring the three Democratic party candidates for Indianola’s mayoral post will be held next Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Sunflower County Courthouse.
The Sunflower County Branch No. 5333 of the NAACP is hosting the forum.
The organization hosted a forum at Gentry High School in early September.
The 2017 Indianola municipal race has already begun to show indications of signage vandalism as candidates are claiming intentional damage to their political signs.
Some signage may have fallen victim to blustery weather and some improper installation, but others show definite signs of malicious intent.
Escaped inmate Ryan Young 22 was taken back into custody without incident on Wednesday after being on the run for at least three days.
Young, who was declared armed and dangerous, was caught east of Mound Bayou on Watson Road, just after 5 p.m., where he apparently ran from a house as authorities approached.