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Skene is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located in Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States on Mississippi Highway 446. Skene is approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Boyle and approximately 7 miles (11 km) north of Shaw. Skene was a station on the Boyle and Sunflower branch of the former Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad.
A post office operated under the name Skene from 1902 to 1992.
Chet Morgan, a former Major League Baseball center fielder, was born in Skene.
It is in the West Bolivar Consolidated School District. It was formerly in the Shaw School District. The Shaw district consolidated into the West Bolivar district in 2014.
The K-12 school for the Shaw area is McEvans K-12 School (merger of McEvans Elementary School and Shaw High School).
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