City sees jump in registered users on new app


As of Tuesday, Mayor Hal Marx said the city’s app now has 91 registered users.

The app offers an interactive and easy-to-use option for staying informed about the goings on in the city and for submitting work orders.

It is free to download and opens up a two-way communication between residents and city workers and officials.

Board approves health  grant


The Petal School District will see a change in school kitchen equipment thanks to an $18,000 matching grant as a part of Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) Office of Child Nutrition’s “Health is Academic” initiative. 

The Petal Schools Board of Trustees voted to approve the grant at a regular meeting last week. 


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