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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced launch of the ReSkill Mississippi initiative (ReSkillMS) to help ease the economic burden and uncertainty this pandemic has created for our state's workforce.
Gov. Tate Reeves announced plans today to issue a statewide mandate on masks in retail establishments and at public gatherings.
Denny Evans took over as Emergency Management Agency Director for Sunflower County in January 2019.
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University is among 11 institutions that have been awarded Landmarks of American History and Culture grants from the National Endowment for

Cops and Robbers July 23, 2020

Indianola police made the following arrests,

On Sunday at 12:08 p.m., Tammy Wade, 43, 1006 Broadmoor Drive Apt., 72 was arrested and charged with shoplifting after a Walmart employee said she and an 11-year-old boy were in the store and stole merchandise valued at $53.

IA dance team holds camp

The Indianola Academy dance team held its summer camp back in June. Pictured in front are Erica Taylor Schrader, Baylee Elmore, Madison Triplett, Emma Grace Koger, and Audrey Jenkins. In the back row are Gracyn Fike, Mary Clayton Brewer, Jordan Stricklen, Layne Smith, and Hannah Aycock.

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Water leak persists on Heathman Avenue, fix may be coming soon

Water leaks along Heathman Avenue near where it intersects with U.S. 82 have been a perpetual problem. However, Public Works Director Robert Spurlock said he has plans to address the situation as soon as his street crew returns to work. Workers have been out due to the virus, testing and quarantine.

Photo: Recardo Thomas

Majority of local parents favor 100% virtual education


As a follow-up to Thursday night's community forum, parents of students in the Sunflower County Consolidated School District were reportedly sent a text message containing a quick survey and were asked to complete the study for each of their children, indicating their preferred method of returning to learning.



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