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MDOT Road Closures

Flooding causing highway closures in Lawrence, Marion, and Simpson counties

WHO:          The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).  

WHAT:        Road closures.

WHEN:        Friday, February 21, 2020.



Lee throws out first pitch

Magee High School graduate Cynahmon Lee was selected to throw out the first pitch for the home opener baseball game for the University of Southern Mississippi. Cynahmon earned her selection by being voted to represent the Student Eagle Club. GO TROJANS!






Simpson Students visit Capital

– On Tuesday morning, the fourth grade class of Simpson County Academy took a field trip to the Mississippi State Capitol get an up close look of the legislative process in action.  The group met with the Simpson County delegation, Representative Price Wallace and Senator Chris Caughman, while on their tour.


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MDOT Road Closures

Flooding causing highway closures in Lawrence, Marion, and Simpson counties

WHO:          The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT).  

WHAT:        Road closures.

WHEN:        Friday, February 21, 2020.


Update on Boomer

Shane Givens notified the newspaper last week that he was not ready to give up on finding who shot and killed his family pet, Boomer.  There have been no leads in the case so the original $1,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the  person who was responsible for shooting his dog has been raised to $4,000. 




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Regina D. Hobbs

Regina D. Hobbs departed this life June 12 at UMMC. Services are Saturday, June 22, 1 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, Cilberton Ave., Jackson. Final resting home is Davis Hill Church cemetery, Raymond. Services and arrangements are entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home of Magee.


Arrest Reports 3-14-2019

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 10 arrests from March 4 to March 8.

The SCSO reported the following additional arrests: domestic violence (2), false report, driving with license suspended (3), hold (2), disturbing the peace (2).

The Mendenhall Police Department reported 3 arrests from March 4 to March 8.


Thumbs Up

To Magee’s work crew who came out and patched the big hole on First Street by the Magee Courier.


2020 census draws questions

By PAT BROWN,

What is the 2020 census about and why does it matter?

That question already has many folks scratching their heads, but we hope to answer some of your questions and encourage you to respond when it is time. 

According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the following are some of the most frequent questions about the census process. 







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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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Obituaries

Curtis Henry Graham died peacefully of natural causes and was ushered into God’s presence on the... READ MORE

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