If you have traveled up Highway 49 within the last few days you may have noticed a wheelchair rolling backwards down the highway. It’s a strange sight, but it does have a purpose.
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Fellowship Baptist Church presented a live Nativity Scene to remind everyone of the reason for the season. Wendy Womack and Judy Ballard began working on the project in October. Womack explained that the idea to create the nativity scene was started last Christmas. The props were created by members of the church.
A zoning hearing was held on Friday, December 22. A large crowd gathered to a variance request made by Jaron Priest for his building project in Mendenhall’s Heritage District. Priest is attempting to build three residential homes in the district.
Because of the snow cancellation on December 9, the Falcon Midgets (9 & 10 yrs) would travel to Petal HS and play Kemper County for 3rd place in the MYFA's (MS Youth Football Association) state finals last Saturday. The layoff appeared to spark a new sense of resolve in this football team after the loss to Quitman in the semi-finals.
Enjoy a beautiful retelling of the Christmas Story with live cast and animals at Fellowship Baptist Church, Hwy 13 South, Mendenhall, on December 21-23 from 7-9 p.m. There will be hot chocolate and coffee.
December 23-26, Jan. 1
P -16 Committee got it start because some of the schools in Simpson County are at risk of failing. The schools at risk in Magee are the elementary and the middle school. Mendenhall Middle School also has a substandard rating; however, no representative of that school showed up for a November meeting held in Magee.
Toys for Tots made a stop in Mendenhall last Friday and provided gifts to over 400 children.
The event was coordinated by Zeta Phi Beta Rho Iota Zeta Sorority, with support from the City of Mendenhall, the Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce, and others.
Mr. and Mrs. Claus greet the crowd at last week’s Magee Christmas Parade.