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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 17 arrests from January 13 to January 20.
Shawn Anthony Puckett of 196 Sawmill Road Braxton MS was arrested on January 14 and charged with possession of methamphetamine, paraphernalia, and introducing contraband.
Well, I snicker a bit when I think why the Magee Lions Club has such good programs. It goes back almost 30 years ago when I moved to Magee. Having been a Lion elsewhere I knew about the fun and good work the club did.
The banquet hall at the Country Club of Jackson was full to hear writer Andy McCarthy speak at a function hosted by Mississippi Center for Public Policy. McCarthy is a columnist for the National Review and has recently published a book, Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency.
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Norman Edgar Hicks Jr, (Snooks)84, of Magee, passed from this life Monday at home in Magee. He was born Friday, February 1, 1935.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.
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.
Note: The arrest report was compiled early due to holiday print schedule.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 11 arrests from December 20 to December 26.
The Distinguished Young Women program will be held January 18 at Boswell Auditorium at 7 p.m. with three young women vying for the county’s Distinguished Young Woman 2020.
Tickets are available for purchase at the door for $10.
Several reports of leaks came to the Magee Board of Aldermen for attention at their recent meeting. The leaks have followed recent borings as a result of new cable being put in Magee for high speed internet.
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.
Members of the Harrisville Fire Department took possession of a new piece of fire-fighting equipment last Friday afternoon. Those on hand for the event were Chancery Clerk Tommy Joe Harvey, John Ward, Supervisor Danny Craft, Chief Nathan Chain, Supervisor Brian Kennedy , J. R.
Note: Results include absentee and affidavit ballots
***Unofficial Primary Election Results***
23 of 23 Precincts reporting
Bill Waller Jr.-1840
Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, and with parts of the state already experiencing severe flooding, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) advises residents to prepare now for dangerous storm conditions to stay safe and healthy.
Preparing a Disaster Kit
A press released stated on Thursday morning June 6, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department had an officer involved shooting in the county. The Sheriff’s Department requested that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations take over the investigation.
SIMPSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Due to the potential inclement weather for Thursday, April 18, Simpson County School District will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. Classes will resume on Monday, April 22, 2019
News came this week that the local banking institution has been selected as number one in the state.
PriorityOne Bank headquartered in Magee has been selected as the number one bank in the state of Mississippi. The report was sponsored by Forbes, a multi media international company.
On January 4, 2019, shortly after 9PM, Simpson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 202 Big Hill Road on a report of shots fired into a home. The home owner, James Pittman returned home and discovered items broken on the floor and bullet holes in the walls.
James David Parker, 61, of Huntsville, Texas, died Tuesday at St Mary's Hospital in Cottonwood ID. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM at White Oak Baptist Church. The Burial will follow in White Oak Baptist Church Cemetery. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee is in charge of arrangements. (601) 849-5031
Ms. Bridgett Ann Carson, age 51, departed this life February 3, 2018 in Jackson.
A service for Ms. Carson was held Saturday, Feb. 10 at New Vineyard Church, Rained Road, Jackson. Her final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.
Dollie Anderson Toney gained her heavenly wings on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born on January 28, 1949, to R. C. Anderson and Eunice B. (Welch) Anderson in Magee, MS.
Jettie Mae Craft, 85, of Magee, Mississippi, died Tuesday at Magee General Hospital. She was born Monday, October 31, 1932.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Magee.
Johnny T Tullos, 70, of Braxton, Mississippi, died Monday at Bedford Care Nursing Home in Mendenhall. He was born Tuesday, February 3, 1948.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Mendenhall.
Benny Harold Prince passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on October 18, 1935, in Simpson County, to John Berlie Prince and Mary (Heitt) Prince.
Mr. Ronnie Pokey Gaylor, age 61, departed this life on March 7, 2018 at his home in Jackson. Services were held Saturday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at Truevine M.B. Church, Jackson. Mr. Graylor’s final resting place is Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.
The Magee Police Department responded to a situation near 1304 1st Avenue Magee, MS last Friday. Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that the emergency call was placed by a neighbor detailing a young woman who had sustained multiple stab wounds.