The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.
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John W. Pace of Hattiesburg and Barbara Dale Welch Fuller of Mendenhall will be honored as Alumni of the Year at Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 27, during the Alumni Association’s awards luncheon and annual meeting at 11 a.m. in the cafeteria on the college’s Wesson Campus.
Ole Miss will honor its 2018 inductees into the M-Club Hall of Fame this fall, Sept. 21, with six Rebels across five sports being enshrined. One of those is a local man.
Representatives from the City of Magee met with the Simpson County School Board recently to discuss a 14.5 acre tract of land owned by the Simpson County School District which the city wanted to use as a park for residents.
O ne of the most discussed topics as of late has been that related to having a petition to have liquor sales on the ballot this coming November.
There have been accusations that getting signatures certified at the last minute was a ploy to defeat the initiative.
Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported that a hit and run occurred on September 8. Investigator Joe Andrews explained that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Robert Pope of D’Lo was struck by a vehicle on Highway 149 in D’Lo. Andrews said the suspected vehicle is a white Chevrolet or GMC four door that was pulling a black car hauler.
Team Manna gathered 400 pounds of food last Thursday due in large to donations made from Walmart. This was the first of many events the Manna Food Pantry has scheduled for September, which is Hunger Action Month.