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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.






Schools to give park to Magee

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.  






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Meet the Candidates

If you want to know about the future of our community you may want to plan to attend our old fashion political forum on Tuesday afternoon at 5 p.m. at Ural Everett Park in downtown, Magee. 



Community Calendar 6-13-2019

June 14

Station 7 Fire and Rescue sub station 2129 Simpson Hwy 540 Magee, will have a Human Trafficking event on Friday, June 14, at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend and learn more about the types of human trafficking and what you can do to help end this crime.

June 16


County at odds over liquor

By the time this letter is printed, we will have had our election, and, hopefully the little county wide war regarding liquor will be over.  Throughout this campaign, I have been relatively silent on the issue, with the exception of a couple of social media posts.




Community Calendar 12-26-2019

December 24

December 24,  CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE - MAGEE FUMC 5 p.m. - Homily Holy Communion will be served on a come-and-go basis until 7 p.m. The public is invited.

December 24

First Baptist Church of Magee will offer a Christmas Eve service on December 24, beginning at 9 p.m. in the sanctuary. Everyone is invited.



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Mendenhall Junior High well represented in MS Prospects football game

Four seventh grade students from Mendenhall Junior High will be representing Simpson County in the Second Annual Mississippi Prospects Football game on Sunday, December 31, 2017 at the University of Southern MS. Pictured with head Coach Daniel Stroud. #4 Tyler Bridges, #22 Walter Owens, #58 Jamar Winn and #18 Derrick Jenkins Jr.


Arrest Reports 7-21-2017

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. 










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