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The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen called a special meeting on April 13 at 7 a.m. to discuss the three properties currently being built by Jaron Priest on North Main Street. The issues with the properties began in December 2017. Priest is building one home to live in and two additional homes that he plans sell.
The Republican Women of Simpson County hosted a meet and greet last Thursday for the six Republican candidates running for the Third Congressional District.
Gregg Harper has held this position since 2008 but announced that he would not seek re-election in January of this year.
“For my family and I, this is a bullet that will fit our gun,” said former state representative Andy Gipson as he was introduced as the eighth Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce on Thursday March 29. Gipson was appointed to the position by Governor Phil Bryant.
The 59th Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet was held on March 22 at the National Guard Armory in Mendenhall.
The silent auction began at 6:30 p.m. and included items such as decorative carvings and original paintings by Wade Stevens.
The Magee Trojans are 6-5 through their first 11 baseball games, and are undefeated in district play with a 2-0 record. Both district wins came in dominant performances over Velma Jackson in which they won 16-0 and 25-0. The defense and pitching of the Trojans has been up and down so far this season.
Saturday, the Mendenhall Police Department was dispatched to 200 Downs Avenue Lot 7 after receiving an emergency call. Mendenhall Police Chief Candy McCullum explained that a dispute happened at the property between two subjects whom McCullum identified as Jeffery Williams and Melvin McDonald.