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Arrest Reports 1-23-2020

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.

Black mark on the FBI


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.

Norman Edgar Hicks Jr.

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.


First Baptist volunteers prepare meals for needy families on Christmas Day

First Baptist Church of Magee Brotherhood and other volunteers from the church prepared meals on Christmas Day for 250 people in the community to help those who may not otherwise have had a hot meal.  The church has been doing this over the past several years.  Gerald Regel, Bobby Prince, Brian Kennedy and Tommy Meador are among the many volunt

Thumbs Down

To the folks who are discarding deer carcasses on Riley Road.  John Carpenter, above, is offering a $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this.  If you have information contact the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department at 601-847-2921.







Chronic Wasting Disease still a problem

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has collected more than 4,000 samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing during 2019–2020 hunting season.  All samples were from hunter-harvested, road-killed, or reported diseased white-tailed deer.  Since October 1, 2019, 18 CWD-positive white-tailed deer have been de

Arrest Reports 1-16-2020

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 10 arrests from January 6 to January 13.

The SCSO reported the following additional arrests: disturbing the peace, reckless driving, warrant (3), hold, telephone harassment, auto burglary, grand larceny, and possession of paraphernalia.



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


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.