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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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Our voting system is vulnerable

While Mississippi continues to largely ignore the warning that its dependence on paperless voting machines is asking for trouble, here comes word of another vulnerability that these older computerized voting systems probably have.

They use an operating system that will soon be outdated and more prone to hacking.


Community Calendar 8-8-19

August 4-8

Good Hope M.B. Church will have revival August 4 - August 8 at 7:30 nightly. Our new worship schedule will be Sunday school 8:30-9:30, Worship 9:30-11 a.m. Guest speaker each night will be Pastor Cornelious McDonald of John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Barnette.

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Randy Wade

Randy Wade passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at his home.  He was born on February 5, 1959,  to James Wade and Carolyn (Whigham) Wade in Jackson, MS.



Kim Grubbs Hall

On Sunday, August 4, 2019, our beloved Kim gained her angel wings surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on August 30, 1958, to Billy Wilson Grubbs (Joyce) and Rebecca (Adams) Milling in Jackson, MS.


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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.










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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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