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Theodoshia Josephine Thompson

Theodoshia (Docia) Josephine Thompson, 65, of Magee died Thursday, August 15, at her home in White Oak, Miss. 

Visitation was on Sunday evening, August 18, 2019, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, Magee.

Services were held Monday, August 19, 2019, at the funeral home with burial in Everett Cemetery.


Mendenhall frontage road

Southern Rock LLC recently completed dirt work for the Mendenhall frontage road. The road will be located between East Street and the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 13. The project was completed on schedule and paving will begin soon.








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.


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.