Today's Top Stories
Today, Governor-Elect Tate Reeves announced that Brad White will lead the transition team leading up to the 2020 inauguration.
The Mendenhall Tigers finished the season with a 5-5 record, and clinched a home playoff game as a second seed. The Tigers played for a district championship but came up short against the Quitman Panthers last Friday night, losing 12-34.
The Magee Trojans and Columbia Wildcats squared off as the Trojans celebrated Senior Night for the Class of 2019 at the final home game for this group of seniors, as the team enters the playoffs as the #4 seed with a full slate of road games ahead.
Bailey Consulting Group of Jackson was recently commissioned by the Simpson County School Board to conduct a needs assessment of the school facilities in the county. The board reviewed the results of the assessment at their latest meeting.
By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over. Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.
Freedom of speech does not mean that speaking your mind comes at no cost. You have the right to say what you want, but it may come with consequences, hence a cost.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has begun paving the Mendenhall Frontage Road. Southern Rock LLC completed dirt work for the roadbed in August on schedule. The road will be located between East Street and the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 13. The project is expected to be completed by December.
Volunteers from First United Methodist provide a food outreach program thatserves the community called Food for Families. With the holidays drawing close some of the pantries are running bare and they are asking for donations of either non-perishable food items or money so they may purchase food. The next distribution date is set for Thursday
Veterans Day will be celebrated Monday November 11. Events will take place around the county to honor local veterans.
The City of D’Lo will host their annual Veterans Day ceremony at 1 a.m. at the Gazebo. Following the guest speaker’s presentation refreshments will be served.