Community Calendar 12-5-2019

December 4

The Simpson County FSA Committee (COC) will meet on Wednesday, December 4,  at 9 a.m. in the Simpson County FSA Office. Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to attend or participate in this meeting should contact Jessie F. Watts, CED, at 601-847-0035, extension 106, or Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339, by Friday, November 29.

December 6

New Hebron Baptist Church will have a fundraiser for Jan McPhail mission project to replace their present dwelling place garage sale/old sanctuary Dec. 6 from 8-4 and Dec. 7 from 8-3. Bake sale in front of Ols Sanctuary, Saturday.Lots of stuff.

December 6-7

Kennedy Springs Baptist Church Mission Center "FALL/WINTER SALE" Friday and Saturday, Dec. 5 & 7, (8 a.m.-12  noon). They are open the 1st and 3rd Friday and Saturday each month with huge selections of clothing, scrubs, what-nots, toys, linens, books and much more at inexpensive prices. They've got coats, jackets, sweaters, sweats, toboggans, boots and even some cool hunting clothes. WIN TURKEYS AND HAMS! They receive new items  often from CATO, Ballyhoo, Dollar General, TAGS and other boutiques. They also offer free Bibles, Sunday school books and prayer devotion books. Follow the pink signs from Polk's Pharmacy only 9 miles from downtown Magee and only 10 miles out Highway #540E from Highway #49 to 2034 Simpson Highway #540 (601/847-0702). Share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry"!

December 7

D’Lo will host its 26th annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 7. Line-up time is 3 p.m. with parade starting at 4 p.m. Theme is “Old Fashioned Christmas.”

Nazareth Church Community Ministry, 611 Dixie Dr. Mendenhall invites you to attent the annual Celebration fundraising banquet. Rev. George Graham will be the speaker. Tickets available by calling 601-214-4175 or email at

December 8

Pine Grove MB Church will host a Family & Friends Day on Sunday, December 8, at 1:30 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Corey Walker from Taylor Hill MB Church in Braxton.

Magee 1st Baptist Church musician appreciation Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. All churches, choirs, soloists and groups are welcome. Pastor Monty Lee.

December 9

LEGO Club Tweens! School is almost out! Time for some fun. LEGO fun! Hang out, build something, and have a snack! December 9 at 4 p.m. 5th to 8th Grade, Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW

Magee, MS 39111. If questions, call 601-849-3747  or go to

December 14

Gospel Sing Saturday, December 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Sanford Community Center, 663 Old Highway 49 Sanford. Featuring Harvest Quartet, Hickory Ridge and The  Faithway Singers. Free admission. A love offering will be received. For more info call 601-765-6485.

December 15

Mt. Moriah Church will have there Pastor’s 14th Pastorial Sunday, December 15 at 2pm. Guest speaker will be Clemon Ector. LOcation is 160 Mt. Moriah Church Rd, Magee. Anniversary feast will be at the Magee Civic center. More information call 601-797-4671.

December 16

LEGO Club December 16 at 4 p.m. Teens! Shake off the stress of school! LEGOs! Have fun, do some building, and have some snacks! 9th - 12th Grade Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW

Magee, MS 39111. For questions call 601-849-3747 or go to

December 21

December 21 at 10 a.m. It's almost Christmas! Santa is making a quick stop at Magee to see all the boys and girls! Stop by and say Hi and get a picture with the Big Guy! We will have his favorites, hot cocoa and cookies! Parents, please bring a camera if you want a picture with Santa. Magee Public Library 120 First St. NW Magee, MS 3911.  If questions call 601-849-3747.

December 28

Magee High School Class of 1979 class reunion will be December 28 at 7 p.m. at Saratoga Community Center, 189 J. Smith Rd. Magee. For more information on the cost you can call Marian Loftin-Winn 601-594-8724  or Lois Williams-Johnson at 601-382-3470.


Toys Registration Drive Simpson County Age:  0-17 Registration: online at Dates to apply: 10/21/2019 – December 1, 2019, 6 p.m. Questions: Call 601-878-1029 or email Community Support. We are seeking partnerships with Non-Profits, Churches, Businesses, Schools, Social Service Agencies, City Departments and Officials. Ways you can support: Sponsorships, Events, Collect Toys, Donations, Food and Drinks for Volunteers, Box Trucks Usage, Storage, Advertisement, newspaper Ads or warehouse space.

“Celebrate Recovery” meets every Thursday night at Overflow Church at 6 p.m., 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

Grief Share meeting began at Overflow beginning October 1. It continues on Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at 222 Railroad Dr. SE Magee, MS 39111.

Morning prayer and afternoon luncheon is held every Thursday at Mt. Moriah Church. Prayer time is 11 a.m. until noon. Lunch and fellowship time is 12:15-1:15 p.m. Prayer and lunch are open to all people to get spiritually fed and natural food for the soul. Senior citizens, the needy and the homeless, come and bring a friend. Mt. Moriah Church is located at 160 Mt. Moriah Church Road, Magee.

The Books-n-Lunch Club meets at the Magee Library at 12:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book chosen for adult readers. New participants are welcome. Pick up or prepare a lunch item to share and join the group, or just visit. Call the library at 601-849-3747 for information.

Magee First UMC livestreams Sunday morning worship services at 10 a.m. weekly via Services are also archived for viewing convenience.

The Simpson County Federation of Democratic Women meets at the E911 Building in Mendenhall the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m.

American Legion Post 74 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. at the VFW, Hwy 49, Magee, at 6:30 p.m. Veterans and active duty service personnel welcome.

Lunch and Prayer is held every Tuesday from 12-1 p.m. at BridgePointe Church, 123 Choctaw Street E., Magee. Hosted by Genesis (a BridgePointe Ministry.)

Weekly Prayer  every Thursday at noon at the Faith Tabernacle COGIC located across from the Goodwater Barber School in Magee. For info call 601-849- 4007.

Preschool story time is held at Mendenhall Public Library on Thursdays at 10 a.m. Bring your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts.The library offers many activities for children of all ages during the week and after school.


James Raylon Mathew, 51, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 at Magee... READ MORE