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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.








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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Community Calendar -2-6-2020

February 6

The Republican Women of Simpson County will meet on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. in the E911 Building in Mendenhall. The speaker will be Sharon Womack, MFRW Third District Director.  Guests are welcome. For more information call 601-953-2433.

February 7-8


Thumbs Down

Thumbs down on the maintenance of the Magee library, where the grass has not been cut in months, and the view is not very inviting to the public.

 

 

 

 

 


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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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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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