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James Donald Lindsey

James Donald Lindsey departed this life October 30, 2019. Services and arrangements, which are incomplete at this time, are entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home of Magee.

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Jerry L. Creason, Jr.

Jerry L. Creason, Jr. 52, of Byram, Mississippi, went to be with his Lord on Friday, November 8, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jerry was born on October 16, 1967, to Jerry L. Creason, Sr. and Margie Barnes Creason in Jackson.

Magee returns to the win column


Not every win is pretty.  Not every win is a blowout.  Sometimes, teams have to do what it takes just to get the W and move on.  After their first loss of the season last week at West Marion, the Trojans returned to the friendly confines of Trojan Field for the 2019 Homecoming game against district foe the Tylertown Chiefs. 


Missing Person Found

Interim Sheriff Greg Reynolds reported on Tuesday April 23 2019, an area search was conducted for Elizabeth Barker. The search was extensive and included several local and state agencies. The search concluded at approximately 8:30 p.m. Barker was found on April 24 at approximately 8:00 a.m. at or near the family home.

Substitute messages student


A substitute teacher at Magee High School has reportly made inappropriate contact with a female student via the internet.

Simpson County School District leadership has refused comment, saying that the situation is a personnel matter, which is not subject to public information standards. 


School board delays election

After years of complying with restrictive hiring practices, the Simpson County School Board has issued payment to the law firm of Adams and Reese in conjunction with settlement of the court ordered consent decree from which the county has finally been released. 



November 7 The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg in M'hall. Guests are welcome. For info call 601-953-2433. November 8-9