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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.


District stuck for unpaid meals

By PAT BROWN,

The Simpson County School Board got stuck with a $16,000 tab for unpaid meals.

Student meals that were not paid for at the end of the school year left an unpaid balance of $16,000.  That is in addition to students who receive free or reduced lunch.  The funds to pay for the shortage for meals came from the student activity funds. 




Simpson County’s Miss Hospitalities

Making Simpson County proud at the Miss Hospitality Pageant outings in Hattiesburg are, from left, Mendenhall’s Miss Hospitality Lexie Cockrell, Little Miss Hospitality Genevieve Grubbs, Magee’s Miss Hospitality Carley May and Little Miss Hospitality Breanna Jones.  Magee’s Miss Hospitality Carley May placed in the top 11 out of 31 contestants.



Angels World Series Bound

The Magee Angels cruised to a state Championship by thoroughly beating every opponent they faced. The Angels handled Perry County in three innings. The game was called after the Angels scored 27 runs in three innings. The Angels were led by a strong pitching performance from Kylin Chisholm.


Simpson County Academy

Simpson County Academy seniors Leah Beth Luckey, left, and Abigail Carter, right, played in the Lady Cougars’ opening games.  They beat Wayne Academy 5-3 and tied Sylva Bay 5-5.  The JV Lady Cougars tied with Wayne Academy 4-4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Wallace and Patrick in runoff

The special election for Mississippi House Representative District 77 held July 10 resulted in a run-off between Price Wallace of Mendenhall and Hayes Patrick of Puckett.

Five candidates qualified for the position, Cliff Brown, Hayes Patrick, Chris Purdum, Cemper Scott, and Price Wallace.



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