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SSCH part of consortium that will bring eight new family medicine residents to the Mississippi Delta

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Healthcare in Sunflower County is about to change drastically, thanks to an influx of new doctors who will be training in Indianola as part of a new family medicine residency program based out of Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville.


Homecoming: Hannah Farmer’s passion for medicine comes alive in Ruleville

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Hannah (Schlatter) Farmer has a passion for medicine, and she also has a love for her home.

One of the newest additions to the North Sunflower Medical Center staff, the 2007 Indianola Academy graduate has been combining those two loves in her new position as a nurse practitioner in Ruleville.






On The Frontlines: Dr. Hannah Ray talks COVID-19, hospital capacity and other issues

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

The number of official COVID-19 cases in Sunflower County rose by just two between Monday and Friday, from 11 to 13.

But Indianola physician Dr. Hannah Ray, who is literally on the frontlines locally battling the novel coronavirus, says the number of cases in the county is probably much higher.


Cops & Robbers

Indianola police posted no reported arrests for this reporting period,

On Friday at 12:46 p.m., a Battle Street man said a 21-year-old Maybelle Street man broke into a 2002 Honda Accord owned by a 26-year-old Battle Street woman.




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Cops & Robbers

Indianola police posted no reported arrests for this reporting period,

On Friday at 12:46 p.m., a Battle Street man said a 21-year-old Maybelle Street man broke into a 2002 Honda Accord owned by a 26-year-old Battle Street woman.



Pages From The Past

By CHARLOTTE BUCHANAN COLUMNIST,

Pages From The Past is a weekly column prepared by Charlotte Buchanan. 

100 YEARS AGO,

MARCH 1920

CRIME NEWS: Last night, thieves entered the Indianola Post Office, blowing the safe and securing about $200 in cash and all the postage stamps secured therein. So far, no arrests made.






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Job fair a good case study

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

There’s a lot to be said about the dwindling population in the Mississippi Delta.

That trend continues to negatively affect the region’s healthcare, education and economic development.

It’s difficult recruiting jobs to a region that is losing its labor pool more and more year-after-year.

But there is good news.







‘I think God put me on Earth to be a helper’: Britt takes gavel as the 2019 president of Indianola Chamber Main Street

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Cherrie Britt has been a volunteer all her life.

A native of Skene, located just outside of Cleveland, Britt has lived in Indianola for over two decades. She’s raised two children here, and recently she assumed the role of one of the city’s top volunteers.



Healthy State, Ole Miss football programs good for everybody

By BRYAN DAVIS EDITOR,

Die-hard Mississippi State football fans who basked in the forced resignation of Hugh Freeze in the summer of 2017 and in the NCAA’s subsequent destruction of the Ole Miss football program hopefully have come to understand that such outcomes are not good for either side of that rivalry, nor the state as a whole.


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Ship builders wanted: Ingalls Shipbuilding comes to Capps Center in search of labor

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Ingalls Shipbuilding is expecting to build more than just ships.

The Pascagoula-based company is hopeful that its collaboration with the Capps Center and the state’s community college network will enable them to assemble a fleet of trained and qualified pipefitters who will want to come to their shipyard to work.






community News August 3, 2017

Meet Your Teacher Event
The Sunflower County Consolidated School District is holding “Meet Your Teacher” events at each of the schools. Parents and students can meet their new teachers and also familiarize themselves with the environment:
nCarver Elementary is planning two “Meet Your Teacher” events.​





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