Indianola Floral Design joined a nationwide effort last week by spreading love through the gift of flowers throughout town. As part of the Society of American Florists’ Petal It Forward campaign, Indianola Floral Design handed out bouquets of flowers to surprised and unsuspecting passersby and businesses.
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Santa Claus may be on his way back to Indianola. At the request of Indianola Chamber/Main Street President Cherrie Lynn Britt, the Board of Aldermen voted unanimously on Monday night to give her permission to try and reinstate the annual Christmas parade through downtown.
A Chancery Court ruling has finally been handed down in the case involving a 2018 pronouncement by the Sunflower County Consolidated School District to change the name of Ruleville Central High School to Thomas E. Edwards Sr. High School.
Emphasizing what he called “legal common sense” Alderman Marvin Elder addressed the city’s department heads and the other elected officials on Monday night and with an affirmation from City Attorney Gary Austin he stated that work-related retaliation is illegal.
A 3-1 vote to hire a full-time accounting assistant for City Clerk Lashanda Moore met with opposition, sparked some heated exchanges and was verbally vetoed by Mayor Steve Rosenthal during Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting.
As in previous meetings, Moore stated that she needed an assistant due to her workload.
Do you all remember Hannah in the Bible?
She was one of the wives of Elkanah. Elkanah’s other wife was Peninnah.
Hannah had no children and Penninah did...and Penninah, with her mean self, taunted Hannah because of this.
Penninah knew how badly Hannah wanted kids, and I can imagine how badly Hannah felt.
Perhaps all that was needed this season was a driving rain and a wet field.
For last Friday night on their home turf, the now 3-6 North Sunflower Academy Rebels exploded to a 62-24 district victory over Prentiss Christian School, who saw their record fall to an identical 3-6 mark.
With the Mississippi general election as a backdrop, Delta State University’s Fall 2019 Colloquia Distinguished Speakers Lecture Series will feature former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (2004-12), a Republican, and Democratic strategist Jere Nash, campaign manager for former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus (1988-92).
The train went off the rails again at this week’s meeting of the Indianola Board of Aldermen.
This week’s bickering is over an issue that is likely going to come to a head sometime soon if not properly addressed.
The city leaders had better stop fighting and work this one out.