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Co-Lin to honor Pace, Fuller

John W. Pace of Hattiesburg and Barbara Dale Welch Fuller of Mendenhall will be honored as Alumni of the Year at Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 27, during the Alumni Association’s awards luncheon and annual meeting at 11 a.m. in the cafeteria on the college’s Wesson Campus.



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Hit and run in D'lo

By MARLAN JONES,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported that a hit and run occurred on September 8. Investigator Joe Andrews explained that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Robert Pope of D’Lo was struck by a vehicle on Highway 149 in D’Lo. Andrews said the suspected vehicle is a white Chevrolet or GMC four door that was pulling a black car hauler.


Fire Drill Wednesday Evening

Magee Mayor Dale Berry said if you hear a big bang Wednesdy evening behind Tractor Supply between 6:00 and 6:30, do not be alarmed.  The State Fire Department will be holding a drill with the Magee  Fire Department and other are departments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




Oscar White

Funeral services for Mr. Oscar White, Collins, MS (formerly of Morton, MS) will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. from Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Collins, MS.  Mr.




Arrest report 8-30-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 27 arrest from August 20 to August 27.

Tommy O’neal Keys of 217 Hosey Road Magee MS was arrested on August 26 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and no driver’s license




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Robbery suspects held

By MARLAN JONES,

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. 




Body found and identified

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.


2017 Year in Review

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.


Magee’s Crazy Day pageant winners

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.




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