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Wallace and Patrick in runoff

The special election for Mississippi House Representative District 77 held July 10 resulted in a run-off between Price Wallace of Mendenhall and Hayes Patrick of Puckett.

Five candidates qualified for the position, Cliff Brown, Hayes Patrick, Chris Purdum, Cemper Scott, and Price Wallace.


Angels World Series Bound

The Magee Angels cruised to a state Championship by thoroughly beating every opponent they faced. The Angels handled Perry County in three innings. The game was called after the Angels scored 27 runs in three innings. The Angels were led by a strong pitching performance from Kylin Chisholm.






Simpson County Academy

Simpson County Academy seniors Leah Beth Luckey, left, and Abigail Carter, right, played in the Lady Cougars’ opening games.  They beat Wayne Academy 5-3 and tied Sylva Bay 5-5.  The JV Lady Cougars tied with Wayne Academy 4-4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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PERS gets more money

M ississippi leaders like to talk about how they’re shrinking state government. That’s fine, but one of the rising costs of this effort is taxpayer contributions to the Public Employees Retirement System.







William Dean Cox

William Dean Cox, 36, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, passed away Wednesday at Simpson General Hospital in Mendenhall. He was born Sunday, February 7, 1982.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at The Gathering Place in Mendenhall.



White sounds perfect

S ince Phil Bryant’s rise in Mississippi politics began when he was appointed state auditor in 1996 by then-Gov. Kirk Fordice, he has an commendable sense of ownership about the position.


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Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 




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Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 


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