South Sunflower County Hospital is making new history. Last Friday, the community gathered on the grounds outside of the newly-renovated hospital to finally cut the ribbon on its $9.5 million renovation and expansion. “This facility has come a long ways,” said hospital administrator Courtney Phillips.
Mississippi Delta Community College Band Director James Shannon is hoping to start a few new traditions with the Trojan marching band. The first-year director is laboriously charged to take up the leadership of the college’s band for the first time.
Three Indianola men are lucky to be alive after the car in which they were riding left the highway and flipped wheels up in a ditch on Tuesday, shortly after 1 p.m. When the accident occurred, the men were traveling west on U.S. 82 in a black 1998 Honda Accord after having left the campus of Mississippi Delta Community College.
The City of Indianola Public Works Department is announcing its new routing system for its knuckle boom truck. “This has nothing to do with our regular garbage collection company schedule or route,” said Indianola Mayor Steve Rosenthal. “There will be no change with that.”
An Indianola man who decided to take a boat tour of the Sunflower River is safe after being out on the water overnight. According to rescue workers, Rob Miller’s family became concerned after he didn’t return home after a friend dropped him and his dog off in the small boat.
The town of Drew may soon get its first grocery store. According to District 5 Supervisor Gloria Dickerson she and other community members have put forth a collaborative effort to bring the project to fruition.