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The Disciples of Christ Family Center will honor First Lady Elmira Willis with a special brunch on Saturday, February 29, at 10:30 a.m.
Overflow Church, with the help of Mississippi Blood Services, hosted a blood drive Sunday February 23 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The drive was in honor of Rosalind Anderson Bernoudy, who passed away in 2018 after a long battle with sickle cell.
Sheriff Paul Mullins reported Hunter McGee surrendered himself to the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department on February 18 at 9:30 a.m. McGee was accompanied by his attorney while turning himself in.
The Simpson Academy Cougars are the Class AAAA Boys Basketball 2019-2020 Champions. Head Coach James Crain led the Cougars to a 33-6 record this season. The Cougars defeated Hillcrest Christian 61-43 to capture the state championship Saturday night. The team will now be competing for the Overall Championship.
We are getting close to the half way mark of the 2020 session of the Mississippi Legislature. The filing of general bills deadline has passed and committee meetings are in full force. It is a much busier time for me as I now chair the Business and Financial Institution Committee and I have spent much time going over bills assigned to my comm
A bill that originated in the Mississippi Senate would give local government entities the option of running their legal notices on a government sponsored web-site and would no longer require that they be published in local community newspapers. A companion bill is going though the House with the same goal.
Winona, MS (February 26, 2020) – In Defense of Animals, the international animal protection organization that operates Hope Animal Sanctuary in Grenada, Mississippi, was represented yesterday in the Montgomery County Justice Court by In Defense of Animals’ Justice for Animals Campaign Director, Doll Stanley.
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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.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 16 arrests from February 17 to February 24.
In the wake of a flurry of prison suicides, murders and deaths, the national press has focused on the horrible state of Mississippi prisons. Governor Tate Reeves visited Parchman and promised to take action.
Jimmy Clyde Ramage, 83, of Mendenhall passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020, at his home in Mendenhall. He was born Thursday, November 26, 1936.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 12 noon until 3 p.m. at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.
The 2020 session at your state capital is off and running as we now enter week four. The first few weeks were mostly used for inauguration, swearing in ceremonies, and organization as many changes were taking place all throughout the capital building. There are many new faces throughout the capital as we now have a new Lieutenant Governor in
The City of Mendenhall in partnership with the Mississippi State Health Department will host another Mayoral Council meeting on February 20 at 5:30 p.m.
The Simpson County School Board met Thursday night and, based on what we were able to view, they are using logic and reason to make their decisions, whether you agree with all of them or not.
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.
To Shane Givens and his family the loss of Boomer was like losing a member of the family.
The Givens family was in the process of moving from Simpson County to Tennessee to start a new career when their eight year old boxer, Boomer disappeared.
An accident involving an 18-wheeler and pickup truck is currently stalling traffic on Highway 49 near Mary Grove Church Road. No further information is available at this time. The story will be updated as new information becomes available.
Early Wednesday morning July 31st 2019, Simpson County Sheriff’s deputies and officers with the Mendenhall Police Dept. executed a search warrant at a home on Lee Street in Mendenhall.
At approximately 10:00 a.m., the Magee Fire Department was called to 217 Scott Harrington Road Mount Olive MS in response to a fire. The page described a possible arson situation involving a male setting fire around a home. Firefighters arrived on the scene accompanied by Simpson County Sheriff’s Deputies.
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.
Note: Results include absentee and affidavit ballots
***Unofficial Primary Election Results***
23 of 23 Precincts reporting
Bill Waller Jr.-1840
The board of directors of Simpson General Hospital made it official. On January 1, 2018, David Welch was named the administrator and chief executive officer for the hospital.
Welch had been interim administrator in March of 2016 and has worked with the hospital in various capacities since May 2007.
Morgan Dunn of Magee is jumping into the political race for Mississippi’s Third Congressional Seat.
The seat has been held by Congressman Gregg Harper, who recently announced his decision not to seek re-election for the position he has held since 2009.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 23 arrests from September 11 to September 18.
Jason Jordan of 616 Hillen Bale Hattiesburg MS was arrested on September 16 and charged with possession of methamphetamine.
Mr. and Mrs. James Mangum and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Burch are pleased to announce the engagement of their children, Olivia Carsyn Byars and Davin James Burch. The bride-to-be is a graduate of Magee High School and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she received her bachelor of science degree in nursing.
The Magee Board of Aldermen heard from local developer Chris Lane about a road situation at their board meeting Tuesday night, Jan. 16.
TAYLORSVILLE – Southern Pine Electric and other power companies are experiencing a critical shortage of electricity due to the increased usage from the extreme low temperatures. All members are asked to temporarily reduce their electric usage until further notice.