Today's Top Stories
Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports its first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2019. The reported case is in Smith County.
In 2018, Mississippi had 50 WNV cases and no deaths. The first case was reported in mid-July.
Early Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, Bettie Marie Everett Little, peacefully passed from this life for her eternal home. She was born on November 18, 1926, in Magee to Anslem Sylvester and Claudie Annette Rankin Everett. On December 30, 1931, there was a tornado off Pine Grove Road. Annette was running for cover to a storm shelter with her
Folks just do not realize just how fortunate we are not to have been pounded by Tropical Storm Barry.
We are luckier than those people in the southern end of the Mississippi Delta. They have been flooded since February and the idea of getting dry or planting anything any time soon is pretty well shot now.
When a huge limb fell in Whit and Sherrie McCall’s backyard in Magee after last weekend’s rains, neighbors came to the rescue. From left, Perry Sorey brought in his chainsaw, Sherrie directed operations, and Louis Roberts and Oliver McLean (not pictured) moved debris to the street for city pickup.
Magee 9U All Stars are Cal Ripken MS State Champs and SouthWest Regional Champs! They will compete in the Cal Ripken 9U World Series in Treasure Coast, Fla., August 3-11,.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 20 arrests from July 8 to July 15.
The SCSO reported the following additional arrests: DUI 1st (7), warrant (4), DUI 1st (3), ATV on road, stalking, possession of paraphernalia, taking motor vehicle, fleeing, and domestic violence.
The Mayor's Health Council is a partnership with municipalities to establish coalitions governed by the Mayor's Office with the responsibility for creating healthy environments.