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The Magee Trojans have fought, battled, been forced to play five games in a six day period, and gave every last drop of effort this past week.  The Trojans have had a rough run with scheduling...

The Magee Trojans fell to the North Pontotoc Vikings at Trustmark Park in the first game of the State Championship series 2-12.

Last Thursday, Love’s in Magee was visited by NASCAR great Kyle Petty and others during the annual 25th Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America.

The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen moved to use the $250,000 awarded to the city during the last legislative session to assist with funding the frontage road.

In honor of National Law Enforcement Officers Week, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office asked everyone to remember the county’s fallen officers and their families.

The 10th annual Mendenhall in May celebration is scheduled for Saturday, May 18.








Buglars hit county

On February 29 at approximately 1 p.m. a resident on Heed Neely Road returned home and discovered that their front door had been kicked open and the burglars were still inside the home.



Legislative Showdown

State Representative Noah Sanford and Sadee Dickens of Covington 4-H walk alongside their beef cow in the Legislative Showdown at the Dixie National Junior Roundup during the 2019 Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo on the Mississippi Fairgrounds in Jackson.


Reigning champion J.D. Jenkins

The guest speaker for the Magee Lions Club  last week was J. D. Jenkins, the reigning champion of the square circle.  Jenkins is a member of the Pro Wrestling Ego organization that travels raising funds for community organizations.  They will appear again in Pearl on March 30. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



County rethinking project finance

By PAT BROWN,

The county has had to rethink just exactly how they will finance some road and bridge projects.

This comes on the heels of the head of State Aid’s refusal to allow transfer of funds from another county.   Simpson County’s engineer, Buddy Wolverton, advised the board that the plan had been rejected by State Aid. 



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