The first in a series of seven countywide town hall-type meetings to chronicle the views of community members regarding the Sunflower County Consolidated School District facilities and future directions, was held on Monday night at the First United Baptist Church in Indianola.
On Wednesday, Indianola police arrested Jeremy Bradford 32, 623 Garrard Road and Alexis Spencer 33, same address and charged both with possession of crack cocaine with intend to distribute. Spencer is also charged with simple possession of marijuana.
Tenika Nicole Romero, 35, of Drew has been arrested in connection with Monday’s escape of two Parchman inmates who were discovered missing during the routine count of Unit 30 of the facility. Romero was booked into the Sunflower County Jail Wednesday morning and charged with conspiracy to escape and her bond has been set at $50,000.
Once again the Delta Health Alliance/Indianola Promise Community, in partnership with the Sunflower County Consolidated School District, facilitated the annual Remembrance and Service Day event in honor of the thousands of victims who died on Sept. 11, 2001.
Students at Gentry High recently joined the league of countless others across the nation who are reaching out to help Texas residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey. Lisa Boatwright, teacher and student government advisor at Gentry, coordinated the effort and said donations poured in from all over.
The lack of a quorum caused Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting to be postponed. Mayor Steve Rosenthal said on Wednesday that the meeting has been rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. Only Aldermen Dana Myrick and Ruben Wood were present. Rosenthal said.
Sunflower County voters may not have to wait another eight weeks, after all to get the official results of an intended special and general election . The deadline to qualify for the Nov. 7 race was Friday, Sept. 8 and the persons currently holding those seats were the only ones to submit the required documentation.
Former Municipal Court Judge Alsee McDaniel has filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in United States District Court in Oxford, against Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal and each member of the city’s Board of Aldermen.