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The big news to come from the Magee board meeting last week was the accusation from Magee Mayor Dale Berry that the former Magee Airport consultant was attempting to “extort funds” from the City of Magee.
Simpson County Ag Appreciation Day will be held on Friday, May 17, at the Simpson County Tech Center from 4-7 p.m. Included are information on farm safety and a petting zoo. Ribeye steak sandwiches with chips, drink and dessert will be sold. The event is sponsored by SCTC FFA/MSU Extension Office.
Simpson played Washington School in the Semifinals of the MAIS Playoffs on Tuesday and Wednesday. Simpson won the series 2-0 and advances to the championship series of the MAIS Playoffs versus Magnolia Heights School. This is the first time since 2011 that Simpson has played for the State Baseball Championship.
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.
Sheriff Greg Reynolds said, “They gave the ultimate sacrifice to serve and protect the citizens of Simpson County.”
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.
by: Jane M. Orient, M.D.
In general, it is not a good idea to panic about anything. The panic itself often causes more harm than the original threat.
It is hard to imagine it has been 20 years since we started the L. A. Open (Lower Alabama). For those of you who are not in the know, it is a group of guys who get together and do a traveling golf outing every year. This marks the 29th year since it started.
The 10th annual Mendenhall in May celebration is scheduled for Saturday May 18.
Mississippi Diesel Products and PriorityOne Bank will sponsor the entertainment provided by Cassie Means, who is a singer and songwriter in Nashville Tenn.
Students who have not completed the online registration process will be "on hold" when they come to school August 8th until a parent can come to the school or register them online. Visit the Simpson County School District website at www.simpson.k12.ms.
With the current uncertainty of the medical condition of Sheriff Donald O’Cain, the County Board of Supervisors had no option other than to notify Sheriff O’Cain of their intention and to appoint an interim sheriff.
A county resident has appealed to the Simpson County Board of Supervisors for relief on a $1,700 garbage bill.
Willie Sherman appeared in front of the Board of Supervisors last week seeking relief on his garbage bill, stating that the county refused to pick up his garbage.
Three seats on the Simpson County School Board will be open for the new term, and candidates will be voted on in the November 2018 election.
State and local law enforcement officers arrested 13 drug suspects Tuesday in Mendenhall, Magee, D’Lo and other areas of Simpson County.
Municipal Judge of Magee Eugene Knight turned in his resignation letter on June 21. Mayor Dale Berry confirmed that Knight’s resignation will become effective June 30. Knight has served as Magee’s municipal judge since May of 2003.Berry said, “There are no improprieties in the City of Magee concerning Judge Knight.
The Magee and Mendenhall Boards of Aldermen and Simpson County Board of Supervisors recently adopted a resolution showing their support for an in-state tax of customers who buy goods from remote sellers with no physical presence in Mississippi.
The small town with a short name, D’Lo, is starting to grow. Representative Andy Gipson and his wife Leslie and seeing to that.
December 1 will be the grand opening of the Corner Grocery located right smack in the middle of Downton D’Lo.
On January 3, 2018, at approximately 9:57 p.m. , the manager of Wards Restaurant in Magee reported to the Magee Police Department via 911 that they had been robbed at gunpoint by a man who had taken an undisclosed amount of cash from the business. The suspect had then fled from the store.
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.
At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.
Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.
With a field of 25 contestants, winning top honors at the annual Magee Crazy Day pageant are, from left, Pre-Teen Miss Crazy Day, Layla Warren; Little Miss Crazy Day, Emmelyn Adcock; Miss Crazy Day, Mallory Cockrell; Petite Miss Crazy Day, Ainsley Karoline Warren; Tiny Miss Crazy Day, Winter Rain Kemp; Mrs.
President Reagan often said of dealing with the Russians reducing their nuclear stockpile “trust but verify.”
The idea is you don’t go around suspiciously accusing people of misdeeds, but that at the same time you check to make sure they’re doing right.
Simpson County saw both highs and lows during the year 2017. New faces went into office and new members went onto boards. We have seen triumph in high school sporting teams who dominated the competition, but we also saw tragedy with armed robberies and crime throughout the county.