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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.
Ole Miss will honor its 2018 inductees into the M-Club Hall of Fame this fall, Sept. 21, with six Rebels across five sports being enshrined. One of those is a local man.
A n awful lot of misinformation is floating around that Simpson County’s best interests could be served by electing a state representative--Hayes Patrick of Puckett--who doesn’t have a business in Simpson County, nor does he live here.
The general election will be held on Tuesday, November 6. Several races will be on the General Election ballot, and some races will be restricted to certain districts and precincts.
The following races will be featured on the ballot.
The9th annual Mendenhall in May festival was a complete success. Nearly 1,000 people gathered in downtown Mendenhall to join in the celebration.
Friday night, the Trojan faithful were honored with the presence of royalty as the Homecoming court was on full display. The football and class maids were dressed in full regalia as they prepared for the night many high school girls dream of. The biggest question lingering over the Homecoming proceedings is who would take the crown as Magee's
The first concern for the July 3 Simpson County School District Board of Education meeting was brought forward by parent Nina Hollins Morvant, who wanted to discuss a concern about her child. The board decided to table the discussion until the end of the meeting.
Jazzmine Ramos McKee is no stranger to being displaced and going without due to extreme weather. She and her family became residents of Mississippi in 2005 after evacuating one of the most deadly hurricanes in American history, Hurricane Katrina.
She is originally from New Orleans, which was affected the most by the storm.
Jackson, Miss.—Polls open for the 2018 Primary Elections at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Mississippians can cast a ballot for candidates seeking party nomination for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives seats.
Polls close at 7 p.m. Any voter in line at 7 p.m. is entitled to cast a ballot.
The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet Thursday Oct. 4, at 11 a.m. in the E 911 Bldg. on Hwy 149 in Mendenhall. Judge Jeff Weill, candidate for Miss. Court of Appeals, will be the guest speaker. For info call 601 953 2433
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.
Editor’s Note; This is part one of a 12 part series written by Ian Cowart, president or the Magee Chamber of Commerce, about members of the Magee Chamber Board.
The regular meeting of Mendenhall’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen was held Wednesday, July 5, instead of Tueday, July 4, due to the holiday. It was the first meeting of the new Board of Aldermen, which consisted of two new faces.
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.
A hearing was held Friday January 12, to discuss the appeal of the Mendenhall Zoning Board’s decision to deny Jaron Priest’s request for an 18 feet variance on his building project.
The project encompasses three homes to be built on the lot located at 612 North Main Street.
The Simpson County Board of Supervisors opened the first meeting of 2018 on January 2 with the election of new leadership for the upcoming year. Brian Kennedy will take the reins as board president, and Mickey Berry will serve as vice president of the board.
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.