Indianola crews removed donated flowers from private property Friday for placement at the U.S. 82/U.S. 49 intersection, and Mayor Steve Rosenthal and his wife, Robin, said it’s part of their continuing efforts to beautify the city.
Mississippi Delta Community College will lay off eight workers and not fill four open positions as it works to meet a funding deficit. Its Board of Trustees voted unanimously May 18 to accept President Larry Nabors’ proposal for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
Workers repair the C&G railroad crossing at Westside and Mimosa avenues Friday. Mayor Steve Rosenthal said that after numerous complaints from citizens and the city withholding payments to railroad owner Genesee & Wyoming that they finally got some action.
The Indianola Board of Aldermen has finally received and accepted the results of the fiscal year 2015 audit report, and it includes six findings mostly related to not having a permanent city clerk for the past two years.
Many people have a negative preconception of the Delta. And it’s up to business leaders to show economic prospects it is not some desolate place and that there are infrastructures in place to help them succeed here.