Indianola citizens who initiate charges against an accused felon and later change their mind after police man-hours and taxpayer money have been expended may soon find a bill from the city in their mailbox.
Entergy is in the process of trimming trees as part of their effort to enhance electrical service reliability, and some Indianola residents are not happy about the manner in which it’s being done. Some say they want the electrical service provider to leave their trees alone.
After a discussion that lasted nearly 40 minutes, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to spend around $256,000 to purchase a new paving machine and roller to repair certain roads within the county.
A few fathers in cowboy garb rode up to Merritt Jr. High on Thursday for a Rodeo Style Workshop that highlighted the role dads can play in education. Pastor Adoris Turner II, the guest presenter, addressed several subtopics during the noontime encounter.
During an executive session in Monday night’s city board meeting, aldermen voted to fire two city employees and suspend a police officer. The board voted 4-1 to terminate the employment of two public works employees. Ruben Wood voted no.