Today's Top Stories

An active homicide investigation is underway in Simpson County.
The Mendenhall Tigers’ football season came to an end after their 19-55 loss to Lawrence County in the first round of the playoffs.
The City of Magee has received funding for city sewer improvements from the State of Mississippi. The news was announced at last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting.
Election results came in Tuesday night, Nov. 5, and many of the local races were decided by a wide margin.
Veterans Day was celebrated well in Simpson County.

Public schools look at options for facilities


A facilities use plan commissioned by the Simpson County School Board offers a third party view of some of the options for the public schools’ physical plants and future needs. 

The options come with  hefty price tags that range from $30 million to $70 million.  However, another option pointed out was to do nothing about facilities. 

Magee wins first district game against Seminary


In an offensive flurry in which the points rained down like the rain from the sky, the Trojans outlasted the weather and the Bulldogs to move to 7-0 on the season and 1-0 in district play.  Magee entered play boasting one of the best offenses in the state that has scored 50+ points in three games this season, paired with a stingy defense that h