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Magee returns to the win column

By JOSHUA SEABROOK,

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. 



County at odds over liquor

By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over.  Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.







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HElping hands

When a huge limb fell in Whit and Sherrie McCall’s backyard in Magee after last weekend’s rains, neighbors came to the rescue.  From left, Perry Sorey brought in his chainsaw, Sherrie directed operations, and Louis Roberts and Oliver McLean (not pictured) moved debris to the street for city pickup.

 

 

 

 



Scholarship deadline December 21

The Simpson County School District is awarding scholarships for juniors and seniors to take dual credit courses. Priority will be given to scholarship applicants who qualify for free or reduced lunch. All applicants must meet the requirements for dual credit in order to be eligible for a scholar hip.


Mendenhall frontage road

Southern Rock LLC recently completed dirt work for the Mendenhall frontage road. The road will be located between East Street and the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 13. The project was completed on schedule and paving will begin soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 




Reynolds sworn in as Sheriff

Greg Reynolds, center, was sworn in by Judge Eddie Bowen as sheriff of Simpson County on November 8. Reynolds will serve as interim sheriff while Sheriff Donald O’Cain recovers from health complications. Greg is congratulated by his wife, Kelli Reynolds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





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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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