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Superintendent Greg Paes presents Mendenhall’s Band Director a certificate for placing third place in state level competition.  Mark Hudson, director, acknowledged the presentation on behalf of the staff and students. 



The situation with a noose that was tied in a piece of cord at Mendenhall Jr. High had parents and members from the black community up in arms at the school board meeting.

The polls closed at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 6, and the results began being tallied shortly after. The Simpson County Courthouse was packed with family and friends of hopeful candidates eagerly awaiting the outcome of local races.

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.

After McQueen Construction was unable to complete two miles of paving projects, the Simpson County Board of Supervisors decided at their meeting Monday that they would get into the paving business themselves. 

Saturday evening while responding to a fire call tragedy struck the Magee Fire Department.

Fireman Dustin Grubbs,  34,  was responding to a fire alert for a structure fire when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned. 

Simpson to play for State

The Simpson Cougars traveled Magnolia Heights in Senatobia on Friday, for the semifinals of the MAIS AAAA DII Playoffs. Simpson and Magnolia Heights literally battled for 48 minutes with the Cougars scoring the game winning touchdown on 4th down and goal with .7 seconds left in the game.