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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.


Deputy involved in accident

On Tuesday, June 5, at 9:01 p.m., Simpson County Sheriff’s deputies were responding to an emergency call for service on Bushtown Shivers Road when  Deputy Eric Still was involved in a single motor vehicle accident while driving on Hwy 43 near Pinola.







Angel Wings accepts check

Wendy Seals of Angel Wings Outreach Center accepts a check for $1,000 from sponsors of Run for the Money 5K which was held during Mendenhall in May.  From left, Kim Smith, Kimberly Blair Smith, DMD, PA; Novella Graves, Peoples Bank; Shana Lane, Simpson General Hospital; Nancy Brown, The Magee Courier; Chris Caughman, Peoples Bank; Wendy Seals,



We need good people to run for elected office

By PAT BROWN,

G enerally speaking, folks go into office with good intentions to do the right thing for the right reasons.  They look to others who have served in those offices for advice on how to do things properly and sometimes if they listen they get proper advice and sometimes they do not.  They either don’t listen or they don’t get the proper advice. 




Arrest Reports 6-7-2018

Things have been a bit quiet in Magee since last week.  The Magee Police Department reports the following arrests:   Bryan Thurman of 166 Hayes Gray Road Mendenhall was arrested on a Failure to Appear Warrant. 


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