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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The City of Magee has opened registration for youth softball and baseball. There will be a $45 registration fee. Baseball will be available for children ages 3-16 and softball from ages 3-19. Children ages 3-12 must register before February 16 for the season to start on time.
T here still seems to be a lot of confusion as to just exactly how the new tax bill supported by President Trump is going to affect everyone. Some reports are clearer than others, but it was the topic of a big story in the Clarion Ledger last Saturday.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 48 arrests from January 8 to January 15.
Simpson County deputies visited Mendenhall Library to talk to children about drugs and crime. From left, Cassidy Ross, Daisy Holland, Sylvia Kennedy, Billy Seghini, SO Canine Hero, Caley Ross, Briana West and Maurice Hightower.
A hearing was held Friday January 12, to discuss the appeal of the Mendenhall Zoning Board’s decision to deny Jaron Priest’s request for an 18 feet variance on his building project.
The project encompasses three homes to be built on the lot located at 612 North Main Street.
Simpson County’s Distinguished Young Woman for 2019 is Macy Kate Greer, the daughter of Kelly and Lisa Greer of Mendenhall. Macy Kate also won the Overall Fitness, Overall Talent and Spirit of DYW award. She will represent Simpson County at the DYW National Finals in Mobile, Ala., in June.
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.
The Simpson County Cardinal Organization will host a two-day baseball camp.
Coach Brian Mills explained that the camp is for all age groups. He said, “This is an opportunity to come and train with some of the best. It gives you a chance to train, compete, and sharpen tools to become an elite baseball player.”