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Community Calendar 10-31-19

October 31

Greater New Jerusalem Apostolic Faith Church, 2626 Simpson Hwy 49, Mendenhall, will host My Kid’s Got Talent on Thursday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. For more information contact Torrie Sandifer 601-382-2979 or Lamar Randle 601-503-4816.






Donations needed

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




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Missing Person Found

Interim Sheriff Greg Reynolds reported on Tuesday April 23 2019, an area search was conducted for Elizabeth Barker. The search was extensive and included several local and state agencies. The search concluded at approximately 8:30 p.m. Barker was found on April 24 at approximately 8:00 a.m. at or near the family home.



Substitute messages student

By PAT BROWN,

A substitute teacher at Magee High School has reportly made inappropriate contact with a female student via the internet.

Simpson County School District leadership has refused comment, saying that the situation is a personnel matter, which is not subject to public information standards. 




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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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