About Us


Simpson Publishing Company is the corporate entity of The Magee Courier and the Simpson County News and is owned by Emmerich Newspapers. 

The Magee Courier celebrated its 100 anniversary in 1999 and the Simpson County News dates back to 1872.  From our history you can tell we have a lot invested in Simpson County. The papers were purchased by Emmerich Newspapers in 1992.

Our goal is to provide information to our readers which tells the day to day stories of our community and our residents.  Our publications include but are not limited to the following:

The Magee Courier is a paid circulation weekly paper which has the primary coverage area of Magee and the surrounding area.

The Simpson County News focuses on Mendenhall and the northern and western section of Simpson County as well as general county politics.

The Source is a county-wide publication in magazine format that is produced annually and covers the entire county.

The Phone Book is a comprehensive directory for all phone listings in Simpson County.  The Phone Book is published and distributed in September of each year.

Electronic Communications include our website simpsoncounty.ms and current facebook postings as well as twitter.