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Pedestrian Killed on Hwy 49

On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at approximately 7:59 PM, Magee Police Department responded to an accident involving a pedestrian on US 49 North near the intersection of US 49 North and 1st Avenue SE.  Upon arrival, officers determined that a pedestrian had attempted to cross US 49 and had been struck by two (2) vehicles.  The pedestr




Community Calendar 10-18-2018

October 18
A women’s Bible study is in session and will meet again on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m. in the Family Life Center at First Baptist Church of Magee.  The study is No Other Gods by Kelly Minter, and the group leader is Charlie White.  Study books are $13.  All  women in the community are welcome to participate.




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


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Tootsie celebrates 102

Tootsie Edmonson, formerly of Magee, will observe her 102nd birthday on Thursday, May 31, in Jackson with family.  But the big birthday bash for her will happen on Sunday, June 3, when friends and members of her church, First Baptist of Magee, show up to celebrate this special occasion with her.


William Lenoard Hall, Sr.

William Lenoard Hall, Sr, 54, of Mendenhall, MS passed away Monday, December 11, 2017 at Copiah County Medical Center in Hazlehurst. He was born Wednesday, March 27, 1963 in Magee, MS.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Colonial Chapel in Mendenhall.




John D. Shook

John D. Shook, 61, of Mendenhall, died Friday in Hattiesburg. He was born Tuesday, February 12, 1957.

Visitation will be on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.


Beverly Hope Martin

Beverly Hope Martin, 67, of Magee, died Sunday at her home in Magee. She was born Thursday, August 31, 1950.

Memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


Victoria Stringer Davis

Victoria Stringer Davis, 63, of Magee, Mississippi, died Friday at Asbury Hospice House in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She was born Saturday, January 22, 1955.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February  4, 2018 from 2:00 PM until 5:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee in Magee, Mississippi.





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