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The Magee Trojans have fought, battled, been forced to play five games in a six day period, and gave every last drop of effort this past week.  The Trojans have had a rough run with scheduling...

The Magee Trojans fell to the North Pontotoc Vikings at Trustmark Park in the first game of the State Championship series 2-12.

Last Thursday, Love’s in Magee was visited by NASCAR great Kyle Petty and others during the annual 25th Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America.

The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen moved to use the $250,000 awarded to the city during the last legislative session to assist with funding the frontage road.

In honor of National Law Enforcement Officers Week, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office asked everyone to remember the county’s fallen officers and their families.

The 10th annual Mendenhall in May celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 18.




MISSING

On April 22, 2019, Mr. James “Tony” Barker reported that his wife, Elizabeth “Liz” Barker was missing.  Mr. Barker says that he last saw his wife around 10:30 this morning at the family home on East Street just outside the city limits of Mendenhall.  She was wearing a purple LSU jacket and blue jeans and carrying her purse. Mrs.


EARLY DISMISSAL

SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the potential inclement weather for Thursday, April 18, Simpson County School District will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Classes will resume on Monday, April 22, 2019






Board looks at facilities

By PAT BROWN,

The Simpson County School Board is considering the possibility of having a facilities study plan done to assist them in determining the best plans for the future of the physical facilities in the school district.

The cost of the facility analysis would be $22,000.  





DA publishes sentences

District Attorney Matt Sullivan announces that during the March 2019 term of Circuit Court, multiple defendants were adjudicated guilty and sentenced to significant punishments for the felony crimes they committed in Simpson County.    


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