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The first concern for the July 3 Simpson County School District Board of Education meeting was brought forward by parent Nina Hollins Morvant, who wanted to discuss a concern about her child.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2018 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Tuesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Wednesday, July 4, at midnight. Throughout the period, MHP issued 4594 citations with 41 DUI arrests.

On July 7,  at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers from the Magee Police Department responded to an address inside the city limits to assist with a medical call.  AMR had also been dispatched to the residence. 

On a five to zip vote the Simpson County Board of Supervisors agreed to elect Witt Fortenberry as the interim Justice Court Judge Post Two. 

The Simpson County Board of Supervisors will be tasked with appointing a person to fill the position which has been vacated by Justice Court Judge Post 2 Eugene Knight. 





Crashes decrease

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2018 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Tuesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Wednesday, July 4, at midnight. Throughout the period, MHP issued 4594 citations with 41 DUI arrests.






Lee dies suddenly

Simpson County lost a valued member of the community on July 4. Marvin Earl Lee passed away, leaving behind his loving wife Thelma Lee, and two sons, Dexter and Marcus Lee.  Lee was a devoted husband, loving father, educator, resource, and friend to many.






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