The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.
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Magee will launch its 43rd Crazy Day Celebration on Saturday, October 27.
As in the past local and visiting vendors will be selling their wares up and down Main Avenue offering everything from handmade crafts to local art, trendy fashion and jewelry. You can always find a bargain on custom crafted furniture and home decor items.
Magee had a huge crowd last weekend at the softball tournaments hosted at the city’s Sportsplex.
Estimates have the number at 9,000 people visiting the community for the tournament. It was a big weekend for restaurants, lodging and fast food establishments. In addition, the sportsplex got its share of the spoils.
It was a busy day at Copiah Lincoln Community College’s Simpson County Center last Tuesday when a ground-breaking ceremony was held for new expansions at the college.
The almost 24,000 square foot expansion comes because of increased student needs at the Simpson County facility on Highway 49 between Magee and Mendenhall.
The SCA Cougars traveled to Columbia Academy on Friday with a tilt with the Cougars of Columbia. Simpson received the opening kick but were not able to get anything going and were forced to punt. The Simpson defense was suffocating all night and set the tone early with a three and out by Columbia.
Simpson’s softball team advanced to the MAIS AAAA Overall Championship series Monday at the Jimmy Clyde Sportsplex. The Lady Cougars defeated Oak Forest Academy 5-1 on Saturday in the opening round of the tournament. The Lady Cougars played East Rankin Academy in the semifinals and lost 6-4 in 11 innings.
Friday night's district matchup between the Velma Jackson Falcons and the Magee Trojans may have been the pseudo district championship game, as the game pitted the top two contenders for the Region 6-3A crown in a battle of the titans.
The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg. on Hwy 149 in Mendenhall. Judge Jeff Weill, candidate for Miss. Court of Appeals, will be the guest speaker. For info call 601 953 2433