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SCSD will delay the start of classes until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 8th due to inclement weather in the area.

It is starting to look a lot like Christmas around Simpson County. Main Street in Mendenhall and Magee has been decorated with reindeer, candy canes, and trumpet- sounding angels.

Members of the Golden Girls come to help Magee Chamber of commerce director Doris Adcox with decorating the Chamber Christmas tree located on Main Avenue.  From left, Doris Adcox, Betty Ann Stubbs, Nelda Ham, Patsy Ates and Doris Tullos.

Playing before a standing room only crowd, Buddy Mullins performed Friday night as warm up for a local blue grass ensemble at The Corner Grocery in D’Lo.  In addition to a little gospel music Buddy played some holiday music and pop. 

The Magee Library will host a visit from Santa on Saturday, December 16, starting at 10 a.m.

Children can get their pictures made with the Santa!

It was incorrectly reported from their last board meeting that the Simpson County Board of Supervisors purchased two tractors for $91,000 each.

This was the newspaper’s error.



Reynolds named SO2

By MARLAN JONES,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain recently named his replacement for Chief of Operations Scott Womack, who had resigned.

Last week O’Cain announced that long time deputy Greg Reynolds has been named Chief Deputy, and will assist with the day to day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.




Simpson Cougar

Simpson Cougar QB Ethan Flynt, #15, hands the ball off to running back Dylan Hallman, #1, in Saturday night’s hard-fought MAIS AAAA DII State Championship game against Lamar School.  The Cougars came up short, losing the heart-breaker to Lamar 33-32 in overtime.



Walk a Mile in My Shoes

By MARLAN JONES,

Pastor Alvin Moore of Moss Point, Miss., and Director Lawrence D. Wallace are excited to present their upcoming series titled Walk a Mile in My Shoes.

The series was written and produced by Moore who also wrote and directed The Perfect Gift, which can be seen on Netflix.



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