Supervisors want answers on why no ambulances available Friday afternoon

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.

Community gears up for Oct. 6 Fannie Lou Hamer celebration in Ruleville

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

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.

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