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Meet the Candidates

If you want to know about the future of our community you may want to plan to attend our old fashion political forum on Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. at Ural Everett Park in downtown, Magee. 



Come on in! The door is open.

Stop by the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Open House from March 16 – April 7

in Clover Valley in Brandon, MS

WHAT: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® will host an open house showcasing the

2019 St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway house in Brandon, MS. The garden style




Fred Milling Jr.

Fred Milling Jr. passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019.  He was born on September 10, 1942, to the late Fred Earl Milling Sr. and Cecil Sullivan Milling.

He was preceded in death by his wife of many years, Becky Adams Milling.


Robert Nuel Cole

Robert Nuel Cole, 63, of Magee, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019. He was born Saturday, December 17, 1955.

Visitation was held on Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.


James Paul Mathis

James Paul Mathis, 72, of Mendenhall passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019. He was born Thursday, February 6, 1947.

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 16, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Weathersby Baptist Church Cemetery in Mendenhall. Rev. Dana Blackwell officiated.


Thomas Joseph Fontanille

Thomas Joseph Fontanille, Sr., 79, of Mendenhall,  passed away peacefully Saturday, March 16. He was born Saturday, September 30, 1939.

Graveside services are scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at Magee City Cemetery in Magee.  Burial will follow in Magee City Cemetery. 



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Buglars hit county

On February 29 at approximately 1 p.m. a resident on Heed Neely Road returned home and discovered that their front door had been kicked open and the burglars were still inside the home.



Meet the Candidates

If you want to know about the future of our community you may want to plan to attend our old fashion political forum on Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. at Ural Everett Park in downtown, Magee. 






Community Calendar 2-28-2019

March 1

A scheduled meeting of The Harper High School Alumni will be held March 1. The meeting will be at Harper Village’s Multi-Purpose Room in Mendenhall at 11 a.m.  Please plan to join us as we move forward in our plan for the 2019 Harper Reunion.

 

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Mayo Dendy

Mayo Dendy passed away on Thursday, July 19, 2018. He was born on September 28, 1961, to John Dendy and the late Lurline (Wells) Dendy. 

Mayo was the store manager of Greer's in Mt. Olive. 





Geraldine Creason

Geraldine Creason, 70, of Braxton, died Friday. She was born Friday, October 17, 1947.

Visitation was held on Monday, June 18, 2018, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Mendenhall.






Edna Earl Buckley Dear

Edna Earl Buckley Dear, born September 4, 1930, slipped from this world into the arms of Jesus, June 26, 2018.  Visitation was last Thursday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs.  Services were at 10 a.m.


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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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