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Joe Garner, Sr.

Joe Garner, Sr. 75, of Raleigh, Mississippi, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020. He was born Tuesday, July 25, 1944.

Visitation was held on Friday, January 24, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.


School board looks at facility options

The board of the Simpson County School District called two special meetings prior to their regular board meeting on Jan. 9, each  with a specific purpose. One was to discuss the district’s use of ballfields for high school play in Magee.  The second meeting was to discuss the facilities use plan that had been produced by Bailey Consulting.






Schools to give park to Magee

The Simpson County School District may have the final word on the Washington Street Park, which the City of Magee has asked the district to transfer to them. 

A state law requires that if a school property no longer serves the needs of the community its ownership will revert to the school district.  






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School board looks at facility options

The board of the Simpson County School District called two special meetings prior to their regular board meeting on Jan. 9, each  with a specific purpose. One was to discuss the district’s use of ballfields for high school play in Magee.  The second meeting was to discuss the facilities use plan that had been produced by Bailey Consulting.





Missing Person Found

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.





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Trojans filled all-state players

6’4” 190 pound Magee High School senior quarterback Javo Thurman, 3, and Samuel Rials, 19, a 5’7” 160 kicker were named to the First Team All-State squad for 3A football. Thurman was also named Offensive MVP for Region 6 3A, and Rials was named Best Special Teams for Region 6 3A.

 

 

 

 

 

 



Ella Nora Bishop

Ella Nora Bishop, 84, of Magee passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee. She was born Saturday, November 18, 1933.

Visitation was held Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.


Jerry D. Gregory

Jerry D. Gregory, 75, of Magee, Mississippi, passed away, Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was born Tuesday, July 27, 1943.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.





James H. Westbrook

 James H. Westbrook, 77, of Raleigh, passed from this life on Saturday at UMC in Jackson.

Visitation was Tuesday, August 28, 2018, from 5 - 8 p.m. at  Colonial Chapel in Raleigh.

Funeral services were August 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Colonial Chapel Raleigh with burial in Merchant Cemetery.



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