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Arrest Reports 7-18-2019

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 20 arrests from July 8 to July 15.

The SCSO reported the following additional arrests: DUI 1st (7), warrant (4), DUI 1st (3), ATV on road, stalking, possession of paraphernalia, taking motor vehicle, fleeing, and domestic violence.




9U Baseball Boys

Magee 9U All Stars are Cal Ripken MS State Champs and SouthWest Regional Champs! They will compete in the Cal Ripken 9U World Series in Treasure Coast, Fla., August 3-11,.



WNV case reported

Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports its first human case of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2019. The reported case is in Smith County.

In 2018, Mississippi had 50 WNV cases and no deaths. The first case was reported in mid-July.


HElping hands

When a huge limb fell in Whit and Sherrie McCall’s backyard in Magee after last weekend’s rains, neighbors came to the rescue.  From left, Perry Sorey brought in his chainsaw, Sherrie directed operations, and Louis Roberts and Oliver McLean (not pictured) moved debris to the street for city pickup.

 

 

 

 



Bettie Marie Everett Little

Early Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, Bettie Marie Everett Little, peacefully passed from this life for her eternal home.  She was born on November 18, 1926, in Magee to Anslem Sylvester and Claudie Annette Rankin Everett.  On December 30, 1931, there was a tornado off Pine Grove Road.  Annette was running for cover to a storm shelter with her


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Mendenhall’s first ever boys’ team to win the Dixie Youth District Championship! 8U All-Stars headed to state!

Players are, front, Mascot Mason Sullivan; 1st row, Caleb Houchen, Gipson Clayburn, Sam Wallace, Nate Carlisle, Jake Reid; 2nd row, Braden Stiff, Ky McCullum, Bernardo Martinez, Easton Benton, Colton Wester, Wade Sullivan, Zacchari Posey; back, coaches Brock Wester, Stacie Sullivan, Blake Benton, Todd Sullivan.

 

 

 








Magee Girls undefeated in the USSSA State Tournament! 6U All-Stars headed to Southern Nationals!

Players are, 1st row, Skylar Floyd, Catherine Ann Hubbard, Caroline Lewis, Ava Kate Maddox, Carsyn Drake, Kate Sullivan; 2nd Row: Mattie Craft, Aubrey Brown, Londyn Cooper, Kendall Brown, Emma Waters, Annmarie Blakeney; Coaches: Brandon Hubbard, Whitney Womack, Brittney Lewis and Jacob Blakeney.



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Home invasion thwarted

By MARLAN JONES,

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call that came in at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, August 23.

 The incident was described by investigator Leon Wedgeworth as a home invasion that occurred at a residence on Van Zandt Road in Braxton.



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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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