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Unofficial election results came in last night, and many of the local races were decided by a wide margin.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has begun paving the Mendenhall Frontage Road. Southern Rock LLC completed dirt work for the roadbed in August on schedule.
Volunteers from First United Methodist provide a food outreach program thatserves the community called Food for Families.  With the holidays drawing close some of the pantries are running bare and
Veterans Day will be celebrated Monday November 11.  Events will take place around the county to honor local veterans.
John Kilpatrick, Simpson County emergency services coordinator, reported to the county a their last meeting that 200-300 trees fell as a result of high winds earlier in the month. 







County at odds over liquor

By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over.  Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.





Donations needed

Volunteers from First United Methodist provide a food outreach program thatserves the community called Food for Families.  With the holidays drawing close some of the pantries are running bare and they are asking for donations of either non-perishable food items or money so they may purchase food.  The next distribution date is set for Thursday





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November 7 The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg in M'hall. Guests are welcome. For info call 601-953-2433. November 8-9