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Drew woman charged in prison break, inmate still at large

By BY RECARDO THOMAS STAFF REPORTER,

Tenika Nicole Romero, 35, of Drew has been arrested in connection with Monday’s escape of two Parchman inmates who were discovered missing during the routine count of Unit 30 of the facility.
Romero was booked into the Sunflower County Jail Wednesday morning and charged with conspiracy to escape and her bond has been set at $50,000.

Second mayoral forum to address economic development, infrastructure

By BRYAN DAVIS PUBLISHER,

The second of two mayoral forums featuring the three Democratic party candidates for Indianola’s mayoral post will be held next Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Sunflower County Courthouse.
The Sunflower County Branch No. 5333 of the NAACP is hosting the forum.
The organization hosted a forum at Gentry High School in early September.

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Dates and locations for community meetings on school facilities announced

A series of community meetings designed to gain citizen input into options for area school facilities will begin Sept. 18.
Brown & Associates has been tasked with organizing the meetings and collecting community feedback on school facilities prior to local officials making a final decision on whether to construct new buildings.

Georgia Clark-Strong

Services for Georgia Clark-Strong of Indianola will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bell Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Clark-Strong, 96, died Saturday, Sept, 16, 2017.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, with a family hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Byas Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.

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