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The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled meeting on October 1. The board approved a budget amendment to reflect the sale of the rescue unit by the Mendenhall Fire Department. The proceeds of the sale were used to make the final payment on the city’s brush truck.
The upcoming 2020 Census can determine much about the future of Simpson County. Unfortunately, many residents do not take the census seriously and do not understand all of the issues at stake in getting a proper count.
Magee High School will celebrate its Homecoming Friday, October 18, on Trojan Field at 7:30 p.m. during half-time. The Homecoming parade will take place on Thursday, October 17, at 5:00 p.m. on Main Street in Magee. The students selected the theme, "Around the World" and will display their class floats during the parade.
Firefighters from across the state will honor their own at the Mississippi Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service which will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at ten o’clock (10:00 AM) on the campus of the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Pearl, Mississippi.
Mississippi under statewide burn ban
Jackson, Miss. – At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.
The Simpson Cougars faced off with Lamar School Friday night.
The status of some missing weapons surfaced during the board meeting of the Simpson County Board of Supervisors.
According to Sheriff Greg Reynolds, approximately five pistols are unaccounted for. Two are derringer type pistols. The guns were listed on the county inventory in 2016 and now the where abouts are unknown.
Our community is faced with a dilemma when it comes to unwanted pets. When people commit to welcoming an animal into their homes many times they do not realize it is for the lifetime of that animal. People say, “It was so cute as a puppy or a kitten and before we knew it they had grown into adult pets that inconvenienced us,” and they have re