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All teams played at home on Tiger stadium this week against Scott Central.
The Mendenhall Tigers fourth quarter shutout streak came to an end, but the more important win streak continues.
The Magee Trojans had a real nail-bitter Friday night as they defeated Saint Andrews Episcopal by a score of 24 to 15.
Mississippi House Bill 1523 went into effect on October 10 after being stalled in court for over a year.
Mendenhall hosted there first Farmer’s Market in conjunction with the Second Saturday Social hosted by New Beginnings. The Farmers Market was a hit.
Road Manager Ben Warren told the board thus far there had been three bridges repaired and there is a fourth bridge they expected to have completed this past Monday.  Warren said he is in hopes to have two...

Log truck overturns on 43

At approximately 10 a.m. Tuesday, a log truck wrecked on Highway 43.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol the driver was traveling south on 43 when he swerved off the road and dipped into the ditch. The truck overturned when he attempted to correct it and landed horizontal blocking both lanes. 

City approves tax holiday

At the July meeting of Mendenhall’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen, the board unanimously decided to participate in the Sales Tax Holiday. 
City Clerk Tiffany Wallace said the Sales Tax Holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 28, and runs through midnight Saturday, July 29.

Summer Reading

The Mendenhall Summer Reading Program has come to an end. Branch Manager Rhoda Benton said that the library was able to host 23 programs this summer for adults, teens, preschool, K-6, and families.