Recent reports of students’ meals being thrown out by Simpson County School District food service workers were accurate.
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The Magee Trojans traveled nearly two hours for the second week in a row to leave the fans with only a taste of what is to come.
On August 11, the Trojans made the two hour trek to Starkville for a game scheduled to only be one half of football in what was perfect conditions for the high powered Magee offense.
The Cougars received the opening kickoff and drove the ball to the Parklane 48 yard line where they were forced to punt. Parklane scored quickly moving the ball 73 yards in four plays and scored a touchdown on a Braydon Coffey 8 yard run. The PAT by Hayes Tisdale was good and with 5:17 left in the first quarter Parklane led 7-0.
T his week’s paper features a story about how our public school students are faring based on statewide testing. Though numbers dropped a bit in a couple of areas, the good news is some really big improvements over last year’s test scores.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a house fire last week that resulted in a fatality.
Investigator Chris Wallace said the call went out at approximately 11:45 p.m. to a residence on Highway 13, and responders arrived on the scene within 10 mins.