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.
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.
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.
North Sunflower Academy senior Shelbi-Peyton Smith has signed with the Mississippi Delta Community College Lady Trojans to play softball and cheer.
Two alderman races in Ruleville are heading for a runoff Tuesday.
Dorothy Jean Robinson and Bora Colter Benford will square off in Ward 2, and in Ward 3 Marvin Hawkins faces Tony “Bam” Foster.
About 200 people participated in the first “5K Race to Wellness” Saturday in Indianola hosted by Double Quick and Planters Bank.
Cool weather helped runners and walkers finish the course — equivalent to 3.1 miles — in a quick time.
Ruleville will have at least two new aldermen following Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
In Ward 1, Tommy C. Boykins unseated incumbent Eddie Childs with 111 votes (58 percent) to 80 votes (42 percent) in unofficial returns.
The manhunt for two Indianola murder suspects is finally over.
Planters Bank CEO Jimmy Clayton was named the 2017 Morris Lewis Jr. Citizen of the Year during Tuesday night’s annual Indianola Chamber Main Street meeting at the B.B. King Museum.
Preliminary discussions are underway about Indianola establishing a Boys & Girls Club.
Members of the Mayor’s Faith in Community Initiative met for breakfast Saturday at Mayor Steve Rosenthal’s home to discuss the possibility.
Sunflower County Superintendent Debra Dace has resigned.
The school board accepted her letter of resignation during a special call meeting Wednesday night.
A Moorhead man shot and killed a man during an armed robbery in Itta Bena Saturday and then was fatally shot himself by the brother of his victim, according to authorities.
Cordarriel Rodgers is being kept in isolation for his own protection at the Sunflower County Jail, according to Sheriff James Haywood.
A Sunflower County jail supervisor has been charged with introduction of contraband into a prison facility related to a prisoner getting a gun into his cell.
Tommy Brewer, 47, of Indianola has been arrested, Sheriff James Haywood said Monday afternoon.
Instead of planning Earnestia Hunter’s Sweet 16 birthday party, which would have been Saturday, her family is making funeral arrangements.
The Indianola teen was fatally shot Sunday, and a 16-year-old Belzoni boy has been charged with second-degree murder.
A prisoner at the Sunflower County Jail pulled a gun on deputies while inside his cell Friday, but they tased him and recovered the weapon without anyone being hurt.
The incident happened less than 24 hours after Lucas Edwards received a 20-year prison sentence.