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Superintendent Greg Paes presents Mendenhall’s Band Director a certificate for placing third place in state level competition.  Mark Hudson, director, acknowledged the presentation on behalf of the staff and students. 



The situation with a noose that was tied in a piece of cord at Mendenhall Jr. High had parents and members from the black community up in arms at the school board meeting.

The polls closed at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 6, and the results began being tallied shortly after. The Simpson County Courthouse was packed with family and friends of hopeful candidates eagerly awaiting the outcome of local races.

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.

After McQueen Construction was unable to complete two miles of paving projects, the Simpson County Board of Supervisors decided at their meeting Monday that they would get into the paving business themselves. 

Saturday evening while responding to a fire call tragedy struck the Magee Fire Department.

Fireman Dustin Grubbs,  34,  was responding to a fire alert for a structure fire when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned. 

Magee’s Crazy Day pageant winners

With a field of 25 contestants, winning top honors at the annual Magee Crazy Day pageant are, from left, Pre-Teen Miss Crazy Day, Layla Warren; Little Miss Crazy Day, Emmelyn Adcock; Miss Crazy Day, Mallory Cockrell; Petite Miss Crazy Day, Ainsley Karoline Warren; Tiny Miss Crazy Day, Winter Rain Kemp; Mrs.

MDOT issues storm warning

MDOT prepares for Nate

JACKSON, MISS. – As Tropical Storm Nate moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for the storm to make landfall as a hurricane along Mississippi’s coastal counties.