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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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Trump is not so conservative

By CHARLES DUNAGIN,

There was no shortage of self-styled “pro-Trump conservatives” in this month’s Mississippi Republican primaries.

Not every candidate in every race ran a television advertisement including Donald  Trump’s picture or a pledge to stand by the president in protecting the border and Mississippi values, but quite a few did.


Thomas C. Taylor

Thomas (Tom) C. Taylor, 85, of Mendenhall passed away Sunday, July 28, 2019, at Merit Health Wesley in Hattiesburg.  He was born Wednesday, April 4, 1934.

Visitation will be held on Friday, August 2, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 9p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.


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.




Arrest Reports 8-8-19

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 22 arrests from July 29 to August 5.

Stacy Lynn Melton of 614 Chapel Ridge Way Brandon MS was arrested on August 31 and charged with possession of controlled substance and paraphernalia.




Liam Woods

Liam Woods passed away on Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the age of 9 years old. He was born on November 24, 2009, in San Mateo, CA.

Liam had many joys in his life. Among them were baseball, soccer, riding go-carts and gardening.  He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.


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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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