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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.

Guard unit being activated

The city of Magee along with the chamber of commerce will be hosting an event on Thursday in recognition of the local Magee guard unit who is making preparation for deployment. 

The unit which is part of the 155th Armored Brigade is Company A of the 106 Support Battalion. 


Shamrocks bring home the win

The Shamrocks Lucky Baseball, 8U select team, made up of players form the Magee 7U World Series team, traveled to Brandon Saturday and played in the 4th Annual Ballin in Brandon Tournament at Shiloh Park and brought home the win.  It was a USSSA Global World Series qualifying tournament.  The Shamrocks played 4 games with 3 wins and a tie.






Chamber plans banquet

By MARLAN JONES,

The 59th Mendenhall Area Chamber of Commerce Banquet will be hosted at the Mendenhall Armory on March 22.

The banquet will include a silent auction that begins at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. by the program and dinner, which will be catered by Smokey Mountain Grill.



Shows charged in case

By PAT BROWN,

A local woman has been charged with embezzling funds from school booster program.

Melissa Shows, a volunteer for the booster club for the Magee High School Volley Ball Team, has been charged through Magee Courts with embezzlement. 



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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.