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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.




Halloween events abound

Ghouls, witches, and goblins will have ample opportunities to rack up on candy this week.

Magee will be hosting Treat Street behind the Community Center from 5 until 8 p.m. at the end of Crazy Day.

The city is asking those who want to trick or treat in Magee to do so that Saturday evening until 9 p.m.


Tanker wreck snarls traffic

By MARLAN JONES,

A one vehicle accident involving a tanker truck loaded with gasoline happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. Monday morning.

Emergency officials explained that the driver, who has yet to be identified, lost control of the truck, which turned over on its side, while traveling northbound on Highway 49 near Richard Joiner Road in Magee.






Potential Scam

Please beware of emails from Simpson County Development Foundation that indicate you owe fees for services. These emails are not associated with the Simpson County Development Foundation. 






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