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FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections is seeking two inmates who have escaped the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman.

Once again the Delta Health Alliance/Indianola Promise Community, in partnership with the Sunflower County Consolidated School District, facilitated the annual Remembrance and Service Day event in honor of the thousands of victims who died on...

Students at Gentry High recently joined the league of countless others across the nation who are reaching out to help Texas residents who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

It is Homecoming week at Indianola Academy and the 4-0 Colonels are hoping to add to the celebration by beginning this season’s District 1AAA competition with a victory over Kirk Academy of Grenada.

Dr. Larry Nabors, President of MDCC, Leigh Lovelace, Delta Fit Director, and

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Regular board of aldermen meeting called off, rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

The lack of a quorum caused Monday night’s Indianola Board of Aldermen meeting to be postponed.
Mayor Steve Rosenthal said on Wednesday that the meeting has been rescheduled for tonight at 7 p.m.
Only Aldermen Dana Myrick and Ruben Wood were present. Rosenthal said.

Agencies to host Indianola town hall to address opioid abuse

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

Multiple Mississippi agencies will host a town hall meeting in Indianola on Sept. 19 to address the growing impact of opioids in Mississippi communities.
According to a release from the Mississippi Department of Health this week, the meeting will take place at the Charles W. Capps Jr. Technology Center at 6:30 p.m. that day.

Mississippi surpasses 2016 number in WNV cases, none reported in Sunflower Co. thus far

JACKSON,  (AP) — Mississippi has more confirmed cases of West Nile virus this year than last.
The state Health Department reported four new cases of the mosquito-borne illness Tuesday — two in Lee County and one each in Calhoun and Clay counties. Those bring this year's total so far to 45 cases, which include two deaths.

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