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The completion of work being done on a city street using county workers and equipment has hit another bump, and the road is going nowhere.
During Monday’s Board of Supervisor’s meeting, a discussion began regarding road construction work initiated on Lucille Street, inside the Indianola city limits.
The city wants Entergy to begin fulfilling what they deem dated requests for street light repairs before aldermen approve a large payment to the utility.
The Board of Aldermen decided to hold back a $12,134.16 payment, on the street light portion, of Entergy’s bill to the city.
Citizens who file charges against an accused felon may no longer be able to drop those charges without penalty.
On Monday night, Indianola’s city fathers voted unanimously to recommend to the municipal court judge that a $100 fine be levied on any person who initiates charges against some individuals and later changes their mind.
On Monday, the Sunflower County Board of Supervisors was informed of five new bridge closures plus one additional bridge on Kemp Road that had to be reclosed, because someone had tossed the barricades into a ditch.
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.