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Mendenhall frontage road

Southern Rock LLC recently completed dirt work for the Mendenhall frontage road. The road will be located between East Street and the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 13. The project was completed on schedule and paving will begin soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 









Hannah Brooke Hill

Hannah Brooke Hill, 24, of Byram, Miss., passed away August 11, 2019, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

Visitation will be held August 14, 2019, 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Raleigh.



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Mendenhall frontage road

Southern Rock LLC recently completed dirt work for the Mendenhall frontage road. The road will be located between East Street and the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 13. The project was completed on schedule and paving will begin soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 







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Arrest Reports 10-18-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 18 arrests from October 8 to October 15.

The SCSO reported the following additional arrests: disturbance of family (2), switch tag, warrant (2), no insurance (2), work program (5), hold, DUI, court order, ATV on roadway, false pretense, domestic assault, and domestic violence.


Legislative News

By PRICE WALLACE,

Legislators had a full schedule during the third week of the 2019 Legislative Session.  The deadline for introducing bills was on Monday night, so the calendar quickly became full with bills and resolutions to discuss.  Although most work is still happening in committees, several pieces of legislation reached the House floor.



Magee Girls undefeated in the USSSA State Tournament! 6U All-Stars headed to Southern Nationals!

Players are, 1st row, Skylar Floyd, Catherine Ann Hubbard, Caroline Lewis, Ava Kate Maddox, Carsyn Drake, Kate Sullivan; 2nd Row: Mattie Craft, Aubrey Brown, Londyn Cooper, Kendall Brown, Emma Waters, Annmarie Blakeney; Coaches: Brandon Hubbard, Whitney Womack, Brittney Lewis and Jacob Blakeney.



Frank McGarrett Caston

 Frank McGarrett Caston departed this life on December 31, 2018.  Services for Mr. Caston are Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Westhaven, Jackson.  Final resting home is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson, MS.  Services and arrangements are entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home of Jackson.

 

 

 






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School board delays election

After years of complying with restrictive hiring practices, the Simpson County School Board has issued payment to the law firm of Adams and Reese in conjunction with settlement of the court ordered consent decree from which the county has finally been released. 







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