Today's Top Stories

Recent reports of students’ meals being thrown out by Simpson County School District food service workers were accurate. 

The Simpson County Board of Supervisors have adopted their annual budget for the upcoming year. 

The millage will remain at the same rate as last year,103.5 mills to support the county budget. 

The town of Braxton lost a revered member of their community when Mayor Mable Everett passed away on September 16.

Ole Miss will honor its 2018 inductees into the M-Club Hall of Fame this fall, Sept. 21, with six Rebels across five sports being enshrined.  One of those is a local man.

Simpson Academy celebrated Homecoming on Friday, September 14, with a victory against Natchez Cathedral. Morgan Griffith was crowned 2018 Homecoming queen. She was escorted by Marvin Griffith.






Representatives from the City of Magee met with the Simpson County School Board recently to discuss a 14.5 acre tract of land owned by the Simpson County School District which the city wanted to use as a park for residents.

Fire Drill Wednesday Evening

Magee Mayor Dale Berry said if you hear a big bang Wednesdy evening behind Tractor Supply between 6:00 and 6:30, do not be alarmed.  The State Fire Department will be holding a drill with the Magee  Fire Department and other are departments.












Cougars lose on the road

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.

One fatality in local fire

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.

MJHS Receives Local Donations

PriorityOne Bank presented a $500 check to Mendenhall Junior High. The school also received a $50 donation from Service Rexall and a $250 donation from Sullivan’s Towing. The donations were used to make improvements around the school.