Mr. and Mrs. James Mangum and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Burch are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Olivia Carsyn Byars and Davin James Burch. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Magee High School and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she received her bachelor of science degree in nursing.
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Adyison Clyde recently signed a scholarship to play softball for the Mississippi Delta Trojans. She has played for the Magee High School Trojans softball team since 7th grade in the positions of pitcher and first base and was named a 2018 All-American by Softball Factory.
T here is no doubt it is a blessing from God to have children and watch them grow up into responsible adults. One of our best friends will be “jumping the broom” next weekend and it has been such a pleasure being her friend as well as being friends to the entire family.
The Falcon Midgets (9 & 10 yrs) faced off with the Morton Panthers at Tiger stadium this week to determine who will go on to the semi-final rounds to be held at Jones Junior College on December 2.
This would be the second time that the Panthers and Falcons met. The first game ended in a 12-12 tie. This meeting nearly did as well.
Sheriff Donald O’Cain recently named his replacement for Chief of Operations Scott Womack, who had resigned.
Last week O’Cain announced that long time deputy Greg Reynolds has been named Chief Deputy, and will assist with the day to day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.
Ben Warren, Simpson County road manager, reported to the county Board of Supervisors that the county has reopened seven of the 15 bridges which had been closed by the state.
Simpson Cougar QB Ethan Flynt, #15, hands the ball off to running back Dylan Hallman, #1, in Saturday night’s hard-fought MAIS AAAA DII State Championship game against Lamar School. The Cougars came up short, losing the heart-breaker to Lamar 33-32 in overtime.