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Educational, governmental and law enforcement officials from across Sunflower County came together on Wednesday, in the chancery courtroom on the second floor of the county courthouse, to discuss school safety.

Local developer Sam Rosenthal says Domino’s Pizza has signed a deal to anchor a small commercial development along U.S. 82.

The 4,200-square-foot multi-tenant building will be constructed near Young’s Beauty & Fashions.

Mississippi’s infant mortality rate is one of the highest in the nation.

Several Delta counties, Sunflower included, have some of the highest rates of infant mortality in the state,

For the second time in two weeks the Indianola Concerned Citizen’s group has been denied free use of city-owned buildings to conduct their monthly meetings.

The Sunflower Stitchers made a sizable donation to the Sunflower County Humane Society this week.

Roscoe Barnes III lives his life with one foot in journalism and the other foot in ministry.

City votes to approve contract with area drug testing company


Only three of the five Indianola Aldermen were present for Monday night’s meeting, but the city’s business did proceed as planned.
The vote was 2-1, with Alderman Ruben Wood voting no, to sign a contract with Marvell Labs of Greenwood to manage a random drug testing program for city employees.

Teen accused of stealing weapons from sheriff’s vehicle


A 14-year-old Sunflower boy is in hot water with county law enforcement after he allegedly took a shotgun and a .22 caliber handgun from Sheriff James Haywood’s vehicle
The sheriff’s truck was parked at his residence on Saturday morning, and according to Haywood, both weapons were recovered without incident.