Here’s the thing that should be known about me: I’m kind of an introvert. I have no problem talking about things when I’m pulled out of my shell, but my shell is a very nice place to be, and sometimes I don’t want to be taken out of it. I’m far more comfortable when I’m writing; I have control here.
Tootsie Edmonson, formerly of Magee, will observe her 102nd birthday on Thursday, May 31, in Jackson with family. But the big birthday bash for her will happen on Sunday, June 3, when friends and members of her church, First Baptist of Magee, show up to celebrate this special occasion with her.
Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month. They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.
Four Magee High School sophomores have been accepted into the state’s two specialty high schools for next year.
In order to highlight the growing need for concern and awareness about autism, the Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s.
Twenty-five women of all ages, life stages and churches are planning a unique spring conference for the girls of Simpson County. But when Goodwater Baptist Church opens its doors for the event on Saturday, April 28, the woman in charge will be just barely 20-year-old Elizabeth Magee of Hattiesburg, formerly of Magee.
The Magee Chamber of Commerce and a large crowd of family members and friends honored Company A, 106th Support Battalion, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi National Guard with a parade and sendoff luncheon last Thursday.
Residents of Simpson County have access to many sources for help with medical, dental and physical therapy issues. Now local help is also available for the psychological issues they may face at some time during their lives.
Simpson County friends who remember Russell Lewis of Mendenhall may not have known of the dream that carried the young Mendenhall High School Class of 2008 graduate into the Air Force and beyond, but that dream was there all along.