If you have traveled up Highway 49 within the last few days you may have noticed a wheelchair rolling backwards down the highway. It’s a strange sight, but it does have a purpose.
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The board of directors of Simpson General Hospital made it official. On January 1, 2018, David Welch was named the administrator and chief executive officer for the hospital.
Welch had been interim administrator in March of 2016 and has worked with the hospital in various capacities since May 2007.
After a lapse of several years The Distinguished Young Women Program has been resurrected in Simpson County and will feature four young women who are currently high school juniors from this area.
State Fire Marshal says take extra precautions with fireworks, parties and clubs for fire-safe New Year
Whether hosting or attending a party to ring in the New Year, Mississippi State Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney stresses everyone should take extra precautions in order to have a fire-safe celebration.
“Everyone needs to be aware of the greater risk of fire when groups gather,” Chaney said.
The Simpson County Bulldog association will be hosting a “Come and Watch the Game” event at Fernando’s Mexican Restaurant this Saturday, at 10:30a.m. Come watch the Bulldogs play Louisville. This is a Dutch treat event for more information you may call David at 601-278-5305.
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.
Simpson County saw both highs and lows during the year 2017. New faces went into office and new members went onto boards. We have seen triumph in high school sporting teams who dominated the competition, but we also saw tragedy with armed robberies and crime throughout the county.
The plan for the Simpson County School District to transfer the former campus of Magee Elementary School to the City of Magee for use as a Headstart facility was almost derailed at a specially called meeting of the Simpson County School Board on Thursday.
Wow what a year! I normally start asking the girls at the office in June what they want for Christmas and before you know it--well it is here.
The Magee Chamber of Commerce is on track to not only talk the talk but to walk the walk when it comes to keeping business local.