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Congratulations to Simpson County's Brad White who has been recently selected as one of the 50 Most Influential in the political realm in Mississippi.

 

Brad White, Chief of Staff to Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

 

The Simpson County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Larry J. Pennington. He is charged with Felony Fleeing and has a felony warrant from the state of Kentucky for a probation violation.

Matthew Wade was arrested last Friday at approximately 4 p.m. after the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department received a call that he was holding two females and a small child against their will.

The New Year ushered in a new wave of political opportunities. January 2 opened the qualifying period for candidates running for statewide, state district, legislative, county, and county district offices.

Accountability seems to be the standard for the new board of the Simpson County School District which met for the first time on January 10. 

Magee Fire Department responds to truck fire on Wednesday, January 9 on 149 in Magee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Runoff is November 27

The runoff election for the 2016 General Election will be held on Nov. 27, and will feature the following races:

Senate- Mike Espy and Cindy Hyde-Smith

Court of Appeals- David McCarty and Jeff Weill Sr.

Justice Court Judge Post 2- Tracey Brown and Charles Savell


Braxton taps Barnett

By MARLAN JONES,

The Town of Braxton held a special election on November 13 to fill a vacancy left by long-time Mayor Mable Everett, who passed away this year.

Three candidates qualified. Rodney Barnett, Shane Brown, and Tate Yelverton ran for office.




Reynolds sworn in as Sheriff

Greg Reynolds, center, was sworn in by Judge Eddie Bowen as sheriff of Simpson County on November 8. Reynolds will serve as interim sheriff while Sheriff Donald O’Cain recovers from health complications. Greg is congratulated by his wife, Kelli Reynolds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



A Season to Share

By MARLAN JONES,

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and share with one another the things we are thankful for. It is a time that should not be spent alone. Several local organizations have taken it upon themselves to ensure that everyone in Simpson County is able to share and fellowship during this time.


Simpson to play for State

The Simpson Cougars traveled Magnolia Heights in Senatobia on Friday, for the semifinals of the MAIS AAAA DII Playoffs. Simpson and Magnolia Heights literally battled for 48 minutes with the Cougars scoring the game winning touchdown on 4th down and goal with .7 seconds left in the game.





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