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At the time of this writing we don’t know the ending of this story, but we have to be hopeful.

If you want to know about the future of our community you may want to plan to attend our old fashion political forum on Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. at Ural Everett Park in downtown, Magee. 

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant recently announced that March is Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Mississippi.

Some great news surfaced at the Magee City Board meeting on Tuesday night that is going to mean big savings for homeowners.

Simpson County School Superintendent Greg Paes is reluctant to spend the full amount suggested for the search for a superintendent to hire for 2020. 

Reigning champion J.D. Jenkins

The guest speaker for the Magee Lions Club  last week was J. D. Jenkins, the reigning champion of the square circle.  Jenkins is a member of the Pro Wrestling Ego organization that travels raising funds for community organizations.  They will appear again in Pearl on March 30. 








County rethinking project finance


The county has had to rethink just exactly how they will finance some road and bridge projects.

This comes on the heels of the head of State Aid’s refusal to allow transfer of funds from another county.   Simpson County’s engineer, Buddy Wolverton, advised the board that the plan had been rejected by State Aid. 

Community Calendar 2-28-2019

March 1

A scheduled meeting of The Harper High School Alumni will be held March 1. The meeting will be at Harper Village’s Multi-Purpose Room in Mendenhall at 11 a.m.  Please plan to join us as we move forward in our plan for the 2019 Harper Reunion.


March 1-2


The Lady Cougars won the State AAAA DII Championship Saturday afternoon by defeating Lamar School 45-39. It was their first title since 1998. The Lady Cougars’ road to the championship was a 64-31 win over Washington School in the quarterfinals and a 49-32 win over Pillow Academy in the semifinals.