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.
Plans to renovate and add on to the existing Moorhead Middle School appear to be on track. The project will adhere to the aforesaid time constraints set by superintendent Miskia Davis and her staff back in June and July.