The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen met on June 17 for a special called meeting to open bids for this summer’s asphalt project.
Board Attorney Wesley Broadhead revealed that the city only received one bid from J & L Enterprises. The bid conformed to specifications and broke down the price per ton according to material.
Summer is in full swing and that means more baseball. The sports clubs of Magee and Mendenhall have been busy setting up summer baseball tournaments.
Simpson County has produced several youth baseball championship teams, and has a proven track record as an excellent tournament host.
When the Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled meeting on June 4 they was able to fill three much needed positions for the grass crew when they hired three part time workers to help the city maintain the grass through the summer.
Karen Womack with the MS Department of Health recently spoke with the Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen about establishing a Mayoral Health Council.
The Mayor's Health Council is a partnership with municipalities to establish coalitions governed by the Mayor's Office with the responsibility for creating healthy environments.
The City of Mendenhall recently accepted the donation of a pecan wood Baldwin Acrosonic piano and bench from the historic Mendenhall Hotel and Revolving Tables Restaurant. The piano was donated by Nattilie Morgan and her children to the city in memory of C. Fred Morgan Jr. and L’Marie Morgan Erven.
The Mendenhall and Magee Public libraries are gearing up for their summer reading programs.
The annual summer reading program gives children and parents alike the opportunity to have fun at their local library throughout the entire summer. Games, puzzles, contests, and special guests will be scheduled throughout the summer.