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Community Calendar 5-16-2019

May 17

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.

May 17-18







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Arrest Reports 5-2-19

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 21 arrests from April 22 to April 29.

Cheryl Lisalynn Sullivan of 4097 Highway 24 McComb MS, was arrested on April 23 and charged with possession of a controlled substance.


James Robert Bankston

James Robert Bankston, 83, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away Monday, April 22nd at Magee General Hospital in Magee. He was born Saturday, May 11, 1935.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at Dry Creek Baptist Church in Magee.






Community Calendar 5-16-2019

May 17

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.

May 17-18


Alexa: Must you eavesdrop?

The evidence continues to grow that technology companies are essentially are spying on their customers.

Facebook’s problems with respecting the privacy of its customers are well documented. But a column in The Washington Post makes it clear that the quest for user data involves plenty of devices that have become common in homes.




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Justice Court and Municipal Judge Eugene Knight Resigns

By MARLAN JONES,

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.




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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. 







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