Municipal officials from across Sunflower County who met with Senator Willie Simmons and Representative Tracey T. Rosebud last week at Simmons’ restaurant in Cleveland had a quiver of questions regarding Simmons’ suggestion to pool the monetary resources coming their way because of recent state legislative decisions.
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Indianola police made the following arrests,
On Sunday at 6:49 p.m., Rondreka Tashae Craft 18, 9601 County Road, Itta Bena and Keyona Lashae Bush, 24, 707 Thurman Street, Itta Bena were arrested and charged with shoplifting (first offense) after a Walmart employee said the two stole $143 worth of merchandise from the store.
Many people in Indianola are going to be enjoying turkey this Thanksgiving holiday, compliments of Shannon Brown. Brown spent his evening Monday handing out turkeys at the Bethune Center. Indianola’s exclusive AllState agent, Brown said the turkey giveaway has become a holiday tradition.
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With Thanksgiving Day looming, the Gentry High basketball teams will be hosting their own tournament this weekend.
While both teams are taking a 2-2 record into their tournament play, the Lady Rams will open their action Friday at 6 p.m. against Aberdeen High School.
During the two World Wars, many returning soldiers were greeted with ticker tape parades in the urban areas and those from small towns or rural areas were often honored at town square celebratory events. This didn’t happen so much for the soldiers who served during the Vietnam War era.
In police calls,
On Saturday at 7:08 p.m., a Washington Street, Moorhead woman driving a 2014 Hyundai said she was attempting to park in the Copper Creek Shopping Center and backed up too far and hit a pole.
Thomas Edwards, long-time educator and former superintendent of the now defunct Sunflower County School District passed away on Friday at Methodist Hospital in Tennessee.