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Station Seven recently received this Kenworth Class A pumper truck. Chief Jamie Freeman says this addition to their service area will help provide a lower insurance rating to the communites served.
Keep Magee Beautiful comes to life Kneeling, front, from left, Neely Norman, Keep MS Beautiful; Sue Smith, Keep America Beautiful; Sarah Kountouris, Keep MS Beautiful; and Bailey Brown, Keep Magee Beautiful board member. Middle, Evelyn Copeland, advisor to the KMB Committee; Magee’s Mayor Dale Berry; Whitney Baker, alderman, Ward 1, advisor to
Keep Magee Beautiful was incorporated as the 41st Affiliate of Keep Mississippi Beautiful on Thursday, February 1.
A great deal of time and effort was put into achieving this designation by the newly appointed Keep Magee Beautiful Committee, under the leadership of Executive Director Laura Lyn Barr.
The 2018 Okatoma Wagon Trail made their way to the Dixie National Rodeo last week. Approximately 25 wagons and 125 riders participated in the seven day trip. The Okatoma Wagon Trail also joined in the Dixie National Parade down Capital Street in Jackson.
Last Wednesday, Michael Guest, a candidate for the Third Congressional District, stopped by the newspaper office for a visit.
Guest says he plans to run for the seat currently held by Rep. Gregg Harper, who has announced that he will not seek re-election.
The Simpson County School Board has voted to leave the current leadership in place for the upcoming year. Stacey Herring will continue to serve as president, Sammie Welch as vice president and Dale Shotts as secretary to the board.
NWTF also helps fund archery programs in the county. From left Sammy Tebo, Brad White of Mendenhall, Jeffery Walker of Simpson Central and Marney Walker of Simpson Academy.