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.

MBN operation in Magee

An operation was conducted the morning of August 7 at a residence on 11th Avenue NW Magee MS by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. The Magee Police Department was involved in a support role. MBN is declining to comment at this time. Updates will be made to this story as more information becomes available.




District 77 Election Results


Unofficial election results are in for House Representative of District 77. On Tuesday July 31 a runoff election was held between Hayes Patrick and Price Wallace. Voter participation was similar to the first election, which was low. Patrick received the most votes in the initial election, due largely to his dominance in Rankin County.

Beating the summer heat

Beating the heat has been difficult this summer, but Avaree Page, Tinsley Aldridge, and Easton Freeman came up with the perfect solution, an ice cold cup of lemonade. The three sold lemonade and cookies during a softball tournament hosted at the Mendenhall Sportsplex by the fire department.