Lately cooler temperatures have been riding on gusty winds. The problem is that over the past month most parts of the area have not received a half inch of rain. During this time of year many families gather around a grill while some might have a fire pit going.
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The location where election returns will be canvassed has changed from the Oct. 10 location.
According to a release from The Indianola Municipal Democratic Executive Committee this week, the location has been moved from the City Hall Annex to the Sunflower County Courthouse (200 Main St.).
The Indianola Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the random drug testing policy submitted by Marvell Labs of Greenwood after it was presented on Monday night.
The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors met on Monday to open bids for three of the 2017 Emergency Bridge Repair Projects and voted to take the only bid received under advisement.
Board Attorney Johnny McWilliams said the bids that came in were thousands of dollars higher than the engineer estimated.
Every election that comes around brings some confusion about procedures regarding affidavit ballots. While this process does not affect the vast majority of voters, we do realize it creates frustration among those who find themselves voting this way.
In last week’s edition, The E-T listed some things voters needed to know about the upcoming municipal election runoff.
Unfortunatley, one of those things on the list was not correct.
Citizens who voted absentee on Oct. 10 can vote any other way next Tuesday, which includes voting in person at the correct ward.
The Mississippi Department of Education has released its district and individual school letter grades for the 2017-18 school year.
These grades are based on testing that was conducted in the spring of 2017.
The Sunflower County Consolidated School District was rated an F district, according to MDE.
Tito Jackson, legendary member of the Jackson Five, was in Indianola on Tuesday to announce his new tour with the B.B. King Blues Band.
Gov. Phil Bryant was on hand to speak at the Moorhead Garden Club-sponsored Bicentennial event, celebrating Mississippi's 200th birthday.