Recent reports of students’ meals being thrown out by Simpson County School District food service workers were accurate.
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The Simpson County School Board got stuck with a $16,000 tab for unpaid meals.
Student meals that were not paid for at the end of the school year left an unpaid balance of $16,000. That is in addition to students who receive free or reduced lunch. The funds to pay for the shortage for meals came from the student activity funds.
Making Simpson County proud at the Miss Hospitality Pageant outings in Hattiesburg are, from left, Mendenhall’s Miss Hospitality Lexie Cockrell, Little Miss Hospitality Genevieve Grubbs, Magee’s Miss Hospitality Carley May and Little Miss Hospitality Breanna Jones. Magee’s Miss Hospitality Carley May placed in the top 11 out of 31 contestants.
The Magee Angels cruised to a state Championship by thoroughly beating every opponent they faced. The Angels handled Perry County in three innings. The game was called after the Angels scored 27 runs in three innings. The Angels were led by a strong pitching performance from Kylin Chisholm.
A n awful lot of misinformation is floating around that Simpson County’s best interests could be served by electing a state representative--Hayes Patrick of Puckett--who doesn’t have a business in Simpson County, nor does he live here.
The special election for Mississippi House Representative District 77 held July 10 resulted in a run-off between Price Wallace of Mendenhall and Hayes Patrick of Puckett.
Five candidates qualified for the position, Cliff Brown, Hayes Patrick, Chris Purdum, Cemper Scott, and Price Wallace.