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Magee Middle School will be looking for a new principal for the 2018-20l9 school year.

Four Magee High School sophomores have been accepted into the state’s two specialty high schools for next year. 

Discussing domestic violence issues and their impact on the local abuse shelter are, from left, Rosie Weary, Wendy Seal, Secretary Delbert Hoseman, Lillie Hardy and Teresa Bowen and chairman Pat Brown at the regular meeting.  Despite continuing...

Crowned Mendenhall’s Miss Hospitality is Lexi Cockrell, daughter of Amanda Johnston. Lexi is a graduate of Brandon High School, has attended Hinds Community College and is currently employed with McGuffee Drugs.

Crowned Magee’s Miss Hospitality is Carley May, daughter of James and Dayna May. The graduate of Simpson County Academy currently attends the Simpson County Center of Co-Lin.

Governor Phil Bryant has called for a special election for the replacement of the post vacated by former State Representative Andy Gipson.




Secretary Hoseman visits with Angel Wings Board of Directors in Mendenhall

Discussing domestic violence issues and their impact on the local abuse shelter are, from left, Rosie Weary, Wendy Seal, Secretary Delbert Hoseman, Lillie Hardy and Teresa Bowen and chairman Pat Brown at the regular meeting.  Despite continuing funding issues, Angel Wings continues to meet the needs of Simpson County.   

 

 



N. Main project gets ok’ed

By MARLAN JONES,

The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen called a special meeting on April 13 at 7 a.m. to discuss the three properties currently being built by Jaron Priest on North Main Street. The issues with the properties began in December 2017. Priest is building one home to live in and two additional homes that he plans sell.



Appointment has domino effect

By PAT BROWN,

The pre-brokered plans to appoint an election commissioner for Simpson County have apparently been foiled based on objections of conflict of interest.
Following the recent appointment of former State Representative Andy Gipson to Agriculture Commissioner, the dominoes started falling, creating vacancies in Simpson County politics.




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Rebekah Stewart and Ray Brinson are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on May 12, 2018, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Magee.

A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.