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Magee returns to the win column


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.


Arrest Reports 11-29-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 17 arrests from November 19 to November 26.

Jessica Grace Coley of 109 Judith Lane Braxton MS was arrested on November 19 and charged with possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia.

Martha Jean Owens

Martha Jean Owens departed this life on July 5. Services were held July 13 at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Magee. Final resting home is Zion Hill Church Cemetery, Zion Hill Community. Services and arrangements entrusted to Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home of Magee.


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.