Today's Top Stories

The Magee Angels cruised to a state Championship by thoroughly beating every opponent they faced. The Angels handled Perry County in three innings. The game was called after the Angels scored 27 runs in three innings.

Simpson County Academy seniors Leah Beth Luckey, left, and Abigail Carter, right, played in the Lady Cougars’ opening games.  They beat Wayne Academy 5-3 and tied Sylva Bay 5-5.  The JV Lady Cougars tied with Wayne Academy 4-4.


The special election for Mississippi House Representative District 77 held July 10 resulted in a run-off between Price Wallace of Mendenhall and Hayes Patrick of Puckett.

It appears that the Simpson County Board of Supervisors will be looking for a new console to operate the 911 system for Simpson County. 

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.

100 years young

Birthday girl Naomi Rhodes celebrates her 100th birthday with family and friends at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee.  Her son Willie Rhodes and nephew J.D. Lyles celebrated with her.









Farmers Market is Saturday

The City of Mendenhall will host a Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 14, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

 The market will be set up at Highway 149 and South Main Street in a vacant lot. Twenty free vendor spots are available. Farmers and other vendors are encouraged to set up and sell their homegrown veggies and other products.