The Federal Communications Commission is very interested in what’s going on in Sunflower County, particularly at Ruleville-based North Sunflower Medical Center.
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Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a community blood drive at the Indianola Walmart on Wednesday, Aug. 9 from noon to 6 p.m.
Donors will receive a T-shirt and a gift card (while supplies last) and will be entered to win a new Ram 1500 4x4 truck. Donors can also check their cholesterol levels online.
A new state election law that went into effect July 1 has bumped up the qualifying deadline for Indianola municipal elections to just one week away.
Candidates must submit their paperwork by Aug. 11 rather than Sept. 14.
HATTIESBURG (AP) — Two men accused of criminal connection to a compound pharmacy scheme have pleaded guilty in a Mississippi federal court.
Shoppers in Indianola and throughout Mississippi can save the 7 percent sales tax on clothes and shoes purchased Friday and Saturday.
A law passed in 2009 exempts the tax for one weekend before school starts on items less than $100.
A successful foot chase Tuesday led Indianola police to the capture of a man wanted in an armed robbery.
Assistant Chief Earnest Gilson said Vernell Sanders, 20, 305 Porter Drive, was captured on Torino Drive.
He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, armed robbery and false pretenses.
Sunflower County taxpayers saved more than $23,000 on heavy road equipment as the result of a new online bidding process.
The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Monday to reject all sealed bids received regarding six new road graders and opted to accept prices quoted during an online reverse auction.
Photo by Recardo Thomas
Isabella Howell shows “Dixie” in the Mississippi 4-H State Horse Show after winning Champion Saddle and Gaited Mare. Earlier, she had won and qualified in many different classes at the district show in Tunica, allowing her to represent Sunflower County in the state competition.
Lisa Miller, an RN at North Sunflower Medical Center, receives the Hospital Leadership of the Year Award from Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency CEO Kevin Stump on July 13 in Jackson. It was part of the fourth annual Spero Awards, which recognize those who help promote organ, eye and tissue donation.