Purdum hired as public defender

By MARLAN JONES,

The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regular meeting on December 4. There were several items on the agenda. The board accepted the resignation of Witt Fortenberry as the city’s public defender, and moved to employ Chris Purdum as his replacement. Purdum previously served as the city’s municipal judge.




KSCB receives trailer

By MARLAN JONES,

Keep Mississippi Beautiful recently granted a trailer to Keep Simpson County Beautiful. The trailer will be used by  KSCB organization for various beautification projects around the county. The trailer will come in handy when the group participates in the next Great American Clean Up.





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