Pelahatchie News

Michael Wolf served as Pelahatchie Town Attorney for seven months. He resigned at the January 7 Board Meet- ing citing "It’s the right time." The Board had put his contract on a month- to-month basis that had to be approved at each meeting. He was the third attor- ney in 18 months. Longtime attorney Chris Palmer resigned with the new administration, then Brad Mills was hired. Wolf was appointed after Mills resigned last summer. Wolf helped the Town establish a new budget, consol- idate a couple of water associations, and clarified various ordnances. At press time, interviews were expected to be conducted around February 1. By Susie A. Wolfe Good News You Can Use PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PELAHATCHIE, MS PERMIT NO. 4 Pelahatchie News P.O. Box 771 Pelahatchie, MS 39145 INSIDE THIS ISSUE Mark's Auto Sales offers autos and buildings - pg. 3 Performance Therapy opens seventh clinic in Pelahatchie- pg. 12 February 2019 Volume 8 Issue 2 Pelahatchie, MS A Caring & Friendly Atmosphere Treating Children, Adults, and Seniors Cleanings • Fillings Extractions • Whitening Dentures • Crowns Root Canals • Implants and More ERAQuizBowl Teamnamed MAISQuiz Bowl Champions At the January 7 Pelahatchie Board Meeting, four Pelahatchie Police De- partment (PPD) officers were recog- nized for outstanding work in the field during the holidays by their new chief, Joseph Daughtry, Sr. "We are very proud of our young officers and their desire to serve the Town," said the Chief. "They are friendly and professional and are excit- ed about learning. Their minds are like sponges." Kendrell Canada and Billy Pickle helped prevent a suicide, with Pickle talking the victim down. Pickle, Jus- tin Stevens, and Jason Watkins appre- hended a suspect with crystal meth and marijuana just after the Pelahatchie Christmas Parade in December. Stevens was also recognized for find- ing a purse that contained over $200 that belonged to a special needs’ stu- dent on the side of the road. The stu- dent had been saving the money for Christmas. By Susie A. Wolfe Special to Pelahatchie News Town Attorney Wolf resigns Special to Pelahatchie News The East Rankin Academic Quiz Bowl competed in the 32-team 2019 MAIS Overall Quiz Bowl Tour- nament in January. The ERA Quiz Bowl team successfully competed against Lamar School in the semifinals and Jackson Prep in the finals to win first place in the tournament. Pictured (l to r) are: Dylan Davis, Tyler Betts, Ethan Crain, Jackson Harper, and Barron Burnham. Pelahatchie Police Department recognizes officers Photo by Pelahatchie News Officers recognized for preventing a suicide and apprehending a suspect are pictured (l to r) with awards are: Kendrell Canada, Billy Pickle, Chief Daughtry, Justin Stevens, and Jason Watkins. Michael Wolf