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Simpson to play for State

The Simpson Cougars traveled Magnolia Heights in Senatobia on Friday, for the semifinals of the MAIS AAAA DII Playoffs. Simpson and Magnolia Heights literally battled for 48 minutes with the Cougars scoring the game winning touchdown on 4th down and goal with .7 seconds left in the game.

Caravan is closer

P resident Trump got a lot of mileage before Tuesday’s elections with his warnings about potential danger of a caravan of people from Central America walking toward the Texas-Mexico border.


DA announces criminal convictions

District Attorney Matt Sullivan announces the following defendants were recently adjudicated guilty at the Circuit Courthouse in Mendenhall.  They were sentenced to significant punishments for felony crimes committed in the Thirteenth District.  Simpson County: Derrick Hopkins received 45 years for five counts of Burglary.  Oliver McNair receiv

Letter to the Editor

First let me say how much I appreciate all of the teachers, administrators and staff of the Simpson County School system.  As the husband of a former teacher, I know all too well the commitment it takes to be a teacher and the challenges that these men and women face every day with very limited resources.  I also appreciate our School Board and


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. 


Ride the block is this Friday

It is finally here--Friday nights and Riding the Block!

The event brings back some special memories for folks in Magee of the days when kids did their socializing downtown. 

The City of Magee and the Magee Chamber of Commerce, event sponsors, have been working together for months to launch the event.