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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.


Plans for Magee field house

Bids were accepted for the building of a new field house in Magee. 

All together there were a total of nine bids that were submitted with the low bid being from  Banard and Sons Construction in Mendenhall and the high bid from Southeastern Construction.







Homcoming festivites start October 17

Magee High School will celebrate its Homecoming Friday, October 18, on Trojan Field at 7:30 p.m. during half-time. The Homecoming parade will take place on Thursday, October 17, at 5:00 p.m. on Main Street in Magee. The students selected the theme, "Around the World" and will display their class floats during the parade.



Statewide Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service to Honor Four Mississippi Fallen Firefighters

By FIREFIGHTERS TO BE HONORED,

 

Firefighters from across the state will honor their own at the Mississippi Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service which will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at ten o’clock (10:00 AM) on the campus of the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Pearl, Mississippi.


Statewide Fire bans

Mississippi under statewide burn ban

Jackson, Miss. – At the request and advice of the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC), Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a proclamation initiating a statewide burn ban, effective immediately. The burn ban will remain in place until further notice.





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