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The big news to come from the Magee board meeting last week was the accusation from Magee Mayor Dale Berry that the former Magee Airport consultant was attempting to “extort funds” from the City of Magee.
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.
Sheriff Greg Reynolds said, “They gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve and protect the citizens of Simpson County.”
Appropriately on Mother’s Day, May 12, Mable Everett’s former Hiawatha Sub-District MYF Kids donated and dedicated a park bench in her memory at the Mable Everett Park in Braxton. MYF Kids include, front, from left, Barbara Welch Fuller, Janice Sherman Brien, Melba Anderson Watkins, Verna Welch Hanna; middle, Patricia Everett Richmond, Rev.
Simpson played Washington School in the Semifinals of the MAIS Playoffs on Tuesday and Wednesday. Simpson won the series 2-0 and advances to the championship series of the MAIS Playoffs versus Magnolia Heights School. This is the first time since 2011 that Simpson has played for the State Baseball Championship.