The Bible says, children are a blessing and a gift from above, and seven year-old Luke Miller has stepped up to provide affirmation. The first-grader has taken it upon himself to be a blessing to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, which wreaked destruction upon Texas a few weeks ago.
IA students brought their Bibles to school recently. In front from left are Jeremiah Morgan, Audrey Joel, Peyton Andrews, Anna Sterling-Massey and Norah Pannel. In back from left are Easton Lloyd, Mackensie Smith, Allyson Bedingfield, Lane Miller, Luke Miller and Nicholas Patterson. Photo by Recardo Thomas
Sunflower police are currently looking for Markevious Carter who has one simple assault and two aggravated assault warrants awaiting him, with at least two of the three resulting from separate weekend altercations with fellow family members.
Sunflower County’s ambulance service provider is now answering to county leaders after claims it failed to provide an ambulance for emergency calls for a portion of last Friday afternoon. The Sunflower County Board of Supervisors invited MedStat to its third-Monday meeting to answer the allegations.
Leon Andrews, National Director, Race, Equity and Leadership of the National League of Cities was in Indianola on Friday at the B.B. King Museum to talk to local mayors and city and state officials about racial equity in the state.
This year marks the 100th birthday of civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer and on Oct. 6, Hamer will be honored in her hometown of Ruleville. The celebration is slated to kickoff at 10 a.m., in the Fannie Lou Hamer Memorial Garden on Byron Street and shift to the Hamer Multi-Purpose Center beginning at 1 p.m.
Rickey D. Hoskins has officially suspended his candidacy for the Indianola Alderman Ward 3 seat. Hoskins said on Tuesday that he took the action because he has a lot going on right now as it relates to his job and hasn’t had time to campaign.