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School bus shot at

On Wednesday, February 14, at approximately 3:24 p.m., the Magee Police Department received a report that juveniles had shot BB guns at a school bus occupied by students on McLaurin Drive near 5th Ave NE in the Goodwater Community.

 

 

 

 





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Virginia Rebecca Rainey

Virginia Rebecca Rainey, 42, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, died Sunday at University Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She was born Tuesday, September 9, 1975 in Mendenhall, MS
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the New Hebron Baptist Church in New Hebron, MS.


Billy Ray Greer

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Billy Ray Greer of Mendenhall, MS passed away peacefully in his home at the age of 86; surrounded by many family members and friends.



Roosevelt Funchess

Mr. Roosevelt Funchess, age 74, departed this life February 9, 2018, at St. Dominic Medical Center, Jackson.

A service for Mr. Funchess was held Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home, 3500 Robinson Road, Jackson.

Mrs. Bailey’s final resting place will be Autumn Woods Cemetery, Northside Drive, Jackson.



Ernestine Garza

Ernestine Garza passed away on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at Merit Health River Oaks.  She was born on September 3, 1935, to her parents, the late Earnest Houston and Martha (Bennett).

Ernestine loved taking care of her family and treasured spending time with them.  


Overflow Church to hold blood drive in memory of Rosalind Anderson Bernoudy

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding blood drive in memory of Rosalind Anderson Bernoudy at the Overflow Church on Sunday, February 11, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at the church located on Railroad Drive in Magee. Donors will receive a T-shirt (while supplies last).


Sammy Vernon

Sammy Vernon, 74, of Magee, Mississippi, died Monday at King's Daughter Hospital in Brookhaven, Mississippi. He was born Wednesday, January 26, 1944.


Herman William Cockrell

Herman William Cockrell, 92, of Mize, Mississippi, died Wednesday February 7, 2018 at Magee General Hospital. He was born Sunday, June 21, 1925.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.



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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.



Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 



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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.



Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 



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