The Tigers were almost at full strength in terms of injury last Friday night against Quitman. With playoff position on the line the Tigers took the field looking to lock up the second seed. Quitman was perceived to be one of their tougher opponents entering the season by many of the returning seniors. Their perception soon became reality.
The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6. Several races will be on the General Election ballot, and some races will be restricted to certain districts and precincts.
The following races will be featured on the ballot.
The Town of Braxton is slated to have a special election on November 13. The election is being held to fill a vacancy left by beloved Mayor Mable Everett, who recently passed away. The qualifying deadline passed on October 24. Three candidates have qualified. Rodney Barnett, Shane Brown, and Tate Yelverton will be running for office.
The Mendenhall Fire Department has received several upgrades recently. New radios and the planned purchase of a new fire truck align with the cities goal of improving the fire rating.
At the September meeting the Mendenhall Board of Aldermen discussed upgrades for the Mendenhall Fire Department in the form of new radios.
The installation of new lights on Highways 49 and 13 is now complete. Mayor Todd Booth said, “It looks nice. It does a lot to improve the look of our town from the highway.” Booth said he has heard positive feedback from several citizens around town.
The Mendenhall Tigers remain perfect but had their biggest scare of the season last Friday against the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans. The Tigers entered the game still missing a key playmaker in Michael Simmons Jr., but Tabuiz Camper was active after being sidelined for last week’s contest.